“Milani and Friends” A Children’s Book for the Times!

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 Our Children are like Flowers…They must be Carefully Nurtured to Blossom

“Milani and Friends” A Children’s Book for the Times!!

“There is nothing more beautiful than a flower in full bloom – so it is with our girls when they blossom in their full potential,” says Jackie Jordan MA, the author of her new children’s book, “Milani and Friends.” The book is dedicated to both, the young princesses of all colors, ethnicities and backgrounds who will become Queens; and to the Queens, young and old, who have inspired her throughout this wonderful journey called life.

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Is Denying Dreadlocs In Elementary School An Example of Implicit Bias?

Implicit BiasBy Lawrence A Robinson
So, a Black parent registers his child in a highly rated private school and dresses him up with a shirt and tie for first grade. When he gets to the school's office, he is told that his child can't attend this school wearing dreadlocs. He was told that it's policy.

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What's In It For HBCU's?

Humphries Frederickby Dr. Frederick S. Humphries
There has been significant discussion regarding free tuition for Higher Education and what the implications are to HBCU's. Both Hillary & Bernie have indicated in broad strokes their intentions to help HBCU's as part of their proposed Higher Education packages, but little with respect to details has been discussed - at least in the public forum.

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Opt Out Orlando Membership Surges While Fighting Commissioner of Education, Pam Stewart

OptOutOrlando Logoby Sandy Stenoff
It is no coincidence that Florida is both the birthplace of No Child Left Behind and also the state with the greatest number of for-profit prisons in the nation.

I am one of the three mothers who founded Opt Out Orlando two years ago. We provide factual, documented and verifiable information to parents so that they can make informed decisions about opting out, in support of their children's education.

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Home Schooling Your History

African Savannaby Attorney Camara Williams
Before I knew about bondage, I was taught about royalty (Mansa Musa, Hannibal). Before I read about transatlantic slave trade triangle, I was taught about pyramids and spice trade of Eastern Africa. Before I heard about slave illiteracy I was told about The University of Timbuktu. Before there was slave history, there is African History.

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Governor Scott Awards $10 million to 111 Orange County Schools

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By Roger Caldwell
At Dr. Phillips High School last week, Governor Scott presented 111 schools in Orange County with $10.3 million in school recognition funding. This is an extraordinary achievement, and it shows that the Orange County school system is improving under the leadership of Dr. Barbara Jenkins. Florida has always been proud of their schools, and this program recognizes student and teacher achievement.

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