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Trauma Help

Relationships That Heal: Building a Community to Combat Childhood Trauma

“I just wish I had an adult to talk to.” That was the response of over 80 percent of teenagers in a survey commissioned by Laura Porter when asked: If you could have one helpful...
Drummond and Daughters

A Guy’s Guide to Pre-K

Often the token male in a sea of women, De’Wayne Drummond has a unique perspective on the benefits of pre-K to boys and their fathers. He credits Head Start for pointing him in the...

School Shootings a Tiny Fraction of Violence That Menaces Youth

The best way to stop school violence is to stop all youth violence. School violence really is a form of youth violence. It is part of the tragic “youth vs. youth” war that exists...
Mine Eyes Have Seen

“Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory of the Burning of the School”

As little ones gather up their school supplies and head off to school this September, what are the attitudes about school that they bring along with their backpacks?  In meeting kids during research, I...
Embrace Learning

School: Motivate Your Child to Embrace Learning

“What will happen if your grade drops from an “A” to a “C”?” I sometimes ask during a check-up. Many kids shrug and say, “Try harder next time, I suppose.” Others look shocked and anxious about the possibility...
BackpackAThon

Building Confidence One Backpack at a Time

Starting the year off right can be as simple as having a pair of confidence-boosting sneakers or a backpack full of brand-new pencils, pens, and paper. But for families struggling to pay for housing and...
Accommidate Dyslexia

How to Improve a Classroom Learning Environment for Students With Dyslexia

Students with dyslexia may have difficult academic experiences due to the nature of their abilities to perform in a traditional classroom environment, such as problems with accurate or fluent word recognition, poor spelling, and...
Parent to Parent

Parent to Parent

Pamela Guest is the founder and chief editor of IEP Magazine. “IEP” stands for “Individualized Education Program/Plan.” The IEP is the document developed for each public school child who needs special education. Pamela’s mission is to...
Corporal Punishment

Calls Grow to End Corporal Punishments of Students

Education Secretary John B. King Jr., in a recent letter, called on schools across the nation to abolish corporal punishment of students—a decades-old disciplinary practice that has flown largely under the radar despite being...
Children Need Us

Children Need Us Now, More Than Ever

In focus groups in Des Moines, Iowa, and Las Vegas, Nevada, a few years ago, voters were asked what their top issues were, but only one in each group of 20 mentioned an issue...

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