How much can be expected from our children?

Many families take advantage of school report cards to talk with their children about school. Even if the report card is itself important, it should not be the sole standard to evaluate a child’s academic performance, since every child is different and so are his or her circumstances. A child’s academic performance is satisfactory when … Sigue leyendo How much can be expected from our children?

The value of the example

Educational authorities frequently repeat that education never ends and one of the cores of this law of education is the continuing education. This is especially necessary for educators (parents and teachers) because they have to develop themselves as individuals, parents, educators, professionals and Christians to improve other people. Teachers pretend that young people are educated, … Sigue leyendo The value of the example

Mayor Sullivan announces Hope Youth Street Program

      Mayor Michael J. Sullivan in cooperation with the Hope Youth Street Program is proud to announce an exciting new event that’s designed to bring the community and the talented youth of our city together. The program, which is simply entitled “The Movement” will celebrate the rich cultural diversity throughout the city and culminate … Sigue leyendo Mayor Sullivan announces Hope Youth Street Program

Children’s education and professional development

   For about half of the women between 30 and 44 years, having a child has significantly altered their lives, forcing a reduction in working hours, or a temporary or permanent cessation of work. The existence of children alone does not explain the difficulty of reconciling work and family. To understand the problem it is necessary … Sigue leyendo Children’s education and professional development

¡Adelante! Youth – Success stories

    Recently, I had the honor of being accepted to Northeastern University. It has been my dream for several years because of its outstanding co-op program. At Northeastern, I plan on studying international business where my English, Spanish, and French will become beneficial. I also plan on taking computer engineering. I know that there are … Sigue leyendo ¡Adelante! Youth – Success stories

Uniting for a vision of unity

    A powerful group joined Lawrence Literacy Works at the Clemente Abascal Community Room to discuss ideas for the formation of a Vision for Literacy in Lawrence. Representatives from organization dealing with education and literacy, as well as small businesses, not-so-small business, newspapers, civil servants, legislators, community-based organizations, faith-based organization, health care, higher education, etc. … Sigue leyendo Uniting for a vision of unity

Talented Students

  Talented Students – Farewell Dinner     Fifi Garcia, the creator of the Academically Talented Children program, bid farewell to some of those that will be departing to different colleges and private high schools to continue their education at the Clemente Abascal Community Room en Lawrence.     As special guests, García presented Pavel Payano and … Sigue leyendo Talented Students

Banknorth supports science education

   Banknorth supports science education at the Lawrence Boys & Girls Club     Thanks to a grant from the Banknorth Charitable Foundation, 160 youngsters at the Lawrence Boys & Girls Club will be exposed to scientific discovery through the Banknorth Science Club.     This unique program allows members of the Lawrence Boys & Girls Club to … Sigue leyendo Banknorth supports science education

Parents and adolescents

   Nowadays many parents and teachers are worried about adolescent crisis, because it can produce the situation of “NiNis” (neither attend school nor have jobs) and school failure.    During childhood, parents have striven for their children to acquire several positive habits such as respect, obedience, work, punctuality, order, good manners and personal appearance.    From the age … Sigue leyendo Parents and adolescents

An overview of education

   The latest report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) about education in its member states, although does not go to the heart of the educational issue in Europe and other American, Asian and Pacific nations, contains interesting data, even though they are limited and insufficient.    The essential reference of a quality education … Sigue leyendo An overview of education

Tribute to the Teachers

   The Spanish Foundation for Aid for Drug Addicts (FAD) has launched an advertising campaign which highlights the important role played by the school teachers who, side by side with the families, are leading trainers in values. The campaign enhances the extraordinary importance of a good education to prevent hazardous scenarios, violence, racism, drugs and sex … Sigue leyendo Tribute to the Teachers

Father and mother

   Father and mother are ultimately responsable for the education of their children.    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states in Article 26 solemnly the right of parents to educate their own children.    There is a close relationship between procreation and education, to the point that education is considered an extension or complement to generation.    The … Sigue leyendo Father and mother

Television

   Television cause a sedentary lifestyle with obese children.    Today's children will live fewer years and with worse quality of life than their grandparents, because of the problems caused by obesity and passivity, as warned the president of the organizing committee of the Congress of the Society of Endocrinology and Nutrition in Spain. In the last … Sigue leyendo Television