Another Event In The Atlanta Area ..

Ignorance IS ExpensiveFor everyone in the Atlanta area or if you have friends and family here, this is a must attend event. Happening next month, July 19-21, 2013

The 2013 Liberated Minds, Black Homeschool & Education Expo

"... A conference that transforms you into a competent and confident educator of our Children.  Learn how to prepare your child to become successful regardless of the challenges life will throw their way"
 
You won't want to miss this vital conference. Knowledge is power and true knowledge starts with a commitment to your best self.
 
All the information you need at: The Liberated Minds Expo "Using the greatness of our legacy as a measure of our excellence today"

Hoodwinked, By The Orange County School Board and Our Own Leaders

RichmondHtsSmlSo once again, we are hoodwinked into believing that we should give up what is truly needed in our community so that others can have what they want in theirs. They decided that we should double up or combined two of our schools while not caring about the hardships and burdens that kind of move will put on the parents of those kids.

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Is The Orange County School Board Causing Schools To Fail?

OCPS BuildingThe Orange County School Board continues to do more damage to students than good. Their policies and practices seem to have little to do with educating our youth and more to do with appearance and the transference of large sums of money. They appear to do the work of the state's educational system, but largely they move huge sums of money away from poor areas and into the more affluent areas of the county.

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Richmond Heights Elementary School Closes: Is Jones High Next?

This article originally published in West Orlando News Online.

On October 25, 2011, the Orange County School Board voted to close Richmond Heights Elementary School over the objections of community residents. The board voted to close the predominantly Black school even though there is an agreement in place that forbids its closure, unless certain conditions are met.

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TIMELINE:Death of A Community School

This article originally published in West Orlando News Online.

During the community meeting held August 2, 2012, at the J. R. Smith Center, Mr. Marcus Robinson presented a timeline. This timeline chronicles the events, beginning in April 6, 1962, that outlined how the Orange County School Board was able to close Richmond Heights Elementary School.

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