The No Child Left Behind Act has encouraged some really unscrupulous and downright despicable behavior on behalf of adults that are supposed to have children’s best interests at heart. The kids are being beaten over the head with bubble-filling and mindless exercises that don’t prepare them for the rigors of high school or college.
The Associated Press recently released the results of a survey they conducted concerning the graduation rate of African Americans from HBCU’s nationwide.
One of our own is working hard, being the example to hundreds of Los Angeles Area kids. Beyond that he’s working with a system designed to create more great examples using peer counseling.
So it’s June 1st and the hard-headed student in your life that didn’t heed your fall warnings/death threats about applying to college has decided to go to college. Don’t panic. Here’s what you should do…