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Monday, February 19, 2018

What you need to do in writing essay.

January 17, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The term essay is vague, but what everyone associates with it is that there is something you write at school, either to practice or as a test. In order to give some good tips in the essay writing, one must consider what the purpose of the essay is. At school most papers can be placed in one of the following categories: Language... [Read more...]

Why Families Should Visit the Orlando Science Center.

January 16, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( The visit at the Orlando Science Center (OSC) was one of the highlights for our family during the winter school break. A great period for family time, learning, participation in activities that were fun, educational and creating “ah ha” moments. There were many instances that highlighted the day included those below. 1.... [Read more...]

College Campuses; The Principles Of Free Speech.

January 10, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( A frequent point I have made in past columns has been about the educational travesty happening on many college campuses. Some people have labeled my observations and concerns as trivial, unimportant and cherry-picking. While the spring semester awaits us, let’s ask ourselves whether we’d like to see repeats of last... [Read more...]

Center for Responsible Lending; Reports, Black Students Loan Default Rates higher then others.

January 7, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, Money, News, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Mounting student debt is a nagging problem for most families these days. As the cost of higher education rises, borrowing to cover those costs often becomes a family concern across multiple generations including the student, parents, and even grandparents or other relatives. Today’s 21st Century jobs usually demand higher... [Read more...]

The Executive Suite: What’s Blocking So Many Black Men from It?

January 7, 2018 by  
Filed under Business, Education, Money, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( Although many Americans like to think that there is more equality than there has ever been before, and although in some instances this might actually be true, we are still far from having total equality between the races in this country in many areas. The gulf between white and black is arguably never more evident than it is... [Read more...]

What Black Children Must Constantly Hear.

January 4, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, Health, Opinion, Relationships, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( What does the future hold for black children? In an era in which we are witnessing high incidences of suspensions and expulsions, and low reading proficiency scores, what do our children need to be constantly reminded of? In two words: their greatness! Greatness is the hallmark of success for our children as opposed to fame.... [Read more...]

How It Feels Like to Be Black in the US Educational System.

January 3, 2018 by  
Filed under Education, Opinion, Politics, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( There are claims that racism doesn’t come as an issue in America any longer. Many citizens of the United States still consider the election of the President Obama to be the best evidence to the given statement. However, as some researchers point out, racism is not eliminated completely, it has simply moved to a “life support”... [Read more...]

Rediscovering SPACE A TEDxFSCJ Event.

December 31, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, News, Opinion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( “Rediscovering SPACE” a TEDxFSCJ community event hosted at the Museum of Science and History (MOSH) in Jacksonville, Florida. William Jackson, M.Ed. and Dr. Jose G. Lepervanche, Social Media Team broadcasting on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  The knowledgeable panelist speaking about the future of SPACE travel,... [Read more...]

The U.S. Educational System Needs Retooling.

December 27, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, Money, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( My recent columns have focused on the extremely poor educational outcomes for black students. There’s enough blame for all involved to have their fair share. That includes students who are hostile and alien to the educational process and have derelict, uninterested home environments. After all, if there is not someone... [Read more...]

Four Tips to Get Your Child to Read.

December 24, 2017 by  
Filed under Education, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet ( I recently reviewed my son’s school ‘report card’, which is prepared by the school district to keep parents apprised of the school’s academic standing. I was dismayed to read that, on his campus, although African Americans comprise 48% of the school’s population, only 41% are reading on their grade-level. That’s... [Read more...]

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