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Everyone today is working to live a greener lifestyle. Homeschoolers have unique opportunities to teach their children about conservation on a daily basis. And those lessons can be incorporated into just about any subject. Here...

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Is Your Child’s School Going Year-Round?

September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Earlier this year, Clark County School District announced that a few elementary schools were being switched to a year-round schedule for the 2013-14 academic year. During the recession, all schools were placed on a 9-month...

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Back to school means buying your children all of the items necessary for returning to the classroom: supplies, backpacks, lunchboxes and clothing. Yet, there are families who are not able to afford basic necessities let...

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When my son was diagnosed with a disorder affecting his diet, I didn’t know what to do at first. Halfway through his 1st grade school year, my son was diagnosed with Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Deficiency (CSID),...

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There is a new school opening this Fall for students K-7 here in Southern Nevada.  Doral Academy of Nevada will be one of the newest charter schools opening in Las Vegas and parents who were...

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Nevada Is Last In Education

June 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

According to KIDS COUNT, Nevada ranks 50th in education which means our state came in last.  Although Nevada’s education improved in areas such as math proficiency and graduation rates, our test scores, attendance rates and...

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Does your child need help developing reading skills this Summer? Perhaps they just need a boost to keep their reading skills sharp. My first grader actually struggled this past year with “blending” which means she...

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Girl Rising Is A Must See

April 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Girl Rising is a documentary which tells the stories of nine girls from different parts of the world who face heartbreaking, unjust and formidable situations due to poverty, cultural conventions and unfortunate circumstances.  Using inner...

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The Most Powerful Force To Create Change In Our School System …. is you.  Last year, blogger and Recess Founder, Toni Spilsbury wrote about The Most Powerful Force in American Schools Today, as she describes:...

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As a child, I have zero memories of my father coming to my school or taking me to the doctor when I was ill.  If I was invited to a classmate’s birthday party, it was...

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