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Working Mom vs. Stay-At-Home Mom: What’s Best for Kids?
Some mothers may choose to stay at home and adopt the traditional homemaker role. Others might prefer to work outside home, living life to its full potential. When choosing between staying at home and working outside, mothers tend to analyze what’s best for their children. There can be both negative and positive effects of working […]
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Working Mothers: Cognitive and Behavioral Effects on Children
Throughout history women have been regarded as the weaker gender, both physically and intellectually. As a result women’s roles tended to center around the home and raising children. Over time women have gradually entered the workforce and have gained increasingly prestigious positions. With more women currently in the workforce than ever before, fewer children are […]
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How Do Kids Fare When Both Parents Work
When both parents work, some children feel neglected. No matter how hectic your life becomes, you need to set aside time each day for your youngsters. Let them know just how important they are to you, not only through words or gifts but through a commitment of time. Two-parent working families may have more money, […]
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Failing Students, not Failing Schools
Failing students, not failing schools are the problem…   Until we embrace this seemingly obvious fact, we will never find a real solution to our public education problem. We will continue to play a mostly futile game of catch-up. It’s quite simple (though not the least bit easy), if we fix the students, we fix […]
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After School Programs Fail to Deliver
Disappointing academic results have led to closer scrutiny of 21st Century Community Learning Centers, the nation’s largest federally funded after-school program. The report, When Schools Stay Open Late: The National Evaluation of the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program, First Year Findings, 2003, is described as one of the most comprehensive studies of after-school care […]
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After School Programs Ineffective
After-school programs do little to help kids academically and may even encourage bad behavior, according to a new federal study. The comprehensive study examined 96 after-school programs and more than 5,000 elementary and middle school students. Among the findings: Reading test scores, grades and completion of homework were no better among students in after-school programs […]
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