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Why Schools Are Failing Our Boys

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There was a time when the color scribbled in my son’s daily school folder held my breath captive every weekday until 2:30pm. On most afternoons, I could peer into the school bus windows and see the anxiety draped across his face in a warm messy mix of fear and disappointment. …

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A Harvard Student Submitted a Complete Rap Album as His Thesis

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When it comes to higher education, few schools in the U.S. have a name that rings bells quite like Harvard. That being said, hip-hop music seems to be what’s ringing bells on their campus as perhaps the only school of their stature having made very intentional efforts to embrace it. Those …

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Betabox: the Shipping Container Turned Mobile Tech Lab

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Technology is advancing at break-neck speeds. The smartphone in your pocket has more computing power than what it took to put a man on the moon. In many ways, we take it for granted, but on the downside there are also a lot of growing pains and struggles to keep …

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Give Your Child a Share of Stock for Christmas

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Imagine your child actually owning a portion of Disneyland or the companies that make her favorite video games, toys, candy, or sneakers. You can make this a reality with the gift of a share of stock from one of over 110 companies. From Snapchat to Nike to McDonald’s, your child can …

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Student Loans: The Killer Of Your Financial Future

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In this video, finance expert, Suzie Orman blows the lid off student loans.  Parents and students are placing their financial futures at risk when they take out a loan to pay for school.  Let’s rethink our post secondary educational decisions.  Bigger is not always better. In most educational disciplines, all …

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Dee-1 Proclaims Celibacy Led to Viral Video Success

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There’s just something about this brother.  His attitude is contagious and seems to always include a God-given confidence.  As a guest on nationally televised “The Real” he was asked if he expected the video for “Sallie Mae Back” to go viral like it has.  Without hesitation he responded “Yes”, and went …

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