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Parent Involvement in Education show hosts

For school-age children, those lazy days of summer are almost gone and the challenges of school and homework are the order of the day. But kids are not the only ones who need to work in order to achieve success in school; parent involvement in education is also needed. Family involvement in a child’s learning…

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Banny,Adrienne_hs

We’ve all heard “mean girl” stories and many of us probably have lived them. But the social rejection and humiliation kids inflict on each other is not unique to girls; in fact, this week’s Mom Enough guest cites evidence that relational aggression is equally common among boys and girls. Whatever the gender of the children…

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Harman,Suzanne_hs

When a young person has questions about sexual orientation and identity, where can he or she turn for guidance and information? How can that person initiate a conversation with parents and other family members about these questions? And how can the young person stand up against teasing and bullying that are so often a part…

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Beseke,Steve_hs

When Steve Beseke was born with cerebral palsy in the 1960s, his parents had to fight for him to have the same opportunities typically developing children had in school and in life. And they had to make special efforts to help their son develop the perseverance, persistence and patience (what Steve now calls the three…

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Goldman,Carrie_hs

When a child is bullied in words or actions the pain can last a lifetime. Even witnessing bullying can lead to anxiety and depression. Children who bully also are at high risk for a host of long-term problems, so it’s in everyone’s interest to bring an end to this widespread problem. After classmates taunted Carrie…

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