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Helping A Middle Schooler Get Started

Excerpt from: Raising Good Kids in Tough Times

Kids starting middle school next month take a big lonely step out on their own. With the challenge of new friends, values, and temptations, it may be the biggest culture shock of their lives. 550 more words

ST woman wins teaching award from New School

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

When Stuyvesant Town resident Linda Farhood-Karasavva began teaching English in the 1970s, she spent more of her time speaking Arabic.

Farhood-Karasavva, who was recently given the Distinguished Teaching Award by the Schools of Public Engagement at the New School, currently teaches writing for the university’s English as a second language (ESL) program but she began her career in Morocco when she joined the Peace Corps in 1976, communicating primarily in Arabic. 512 more words

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Why doesn't hip hop respect its elders?

Most cultures hold their elders in high regard. It’s safe to say that hip hop in its current form is not one of them.

In today’s hip hop landscape, pioneers are typically dismissed and marginalized by the mainstream, trotted out once a year during VH1’s “Hip Hop Honors” and then conveniently forgotten. 140 more words

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What's New Wednesday

You might have noticed a new icon (“Big&Tall”) in the website’s sidebar over the past few days.

If you haven’t clicked on it, let me give you the lowdown on what its about. 103 more words

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Moving Forward 

Do you ever get that feeling sometimes, that a decision that you made for your child was the right one at the time, but then suddenly it’s not? 926 more words