If you have children of your own or whom you love, you should care about their financial well-being. The Illinois State Treasurer is calling on Congress to pass legislation that would prepare students for financial success in adulthood. The Youth Financial Learning Act would create a grant to support school-based financial literacy programs focused on … Continue reading Financial Literacy For Children By Janice Parker, JP Credit Coach
Picture in your mind, that is, if you haven't already come across this - a nine or 10-year-old that has taken his or her own life because of bullying. Or how about a teenage high school girl who also takes her own life due to the fact she was raped and sexually assaulted inside her … Continue reading School Bullying Must Stop By Don Lyons
This school year has been like no other. Adherence to social distancing guidelines has led to many children spending limited or no time at school. This reduced time spent at school has limited students’ opportunities to socialize with peers. Academics is what comes to mind most often when one thinks of school. However, students’ social … Continue reading Pandemic: Focus on Social and Emotional Health By Dr. Latasha Schraeder
America belongs to every citizen. That is right, all 3.8 million square miles belong to a populace of 332,278,200, commonly known as the United States, America, or The State's. A Country primarily located in North America, consisting of Fifty States, a Federal District with five major self-governing Territories, 326 Indian Reservations, and some minor possessions. … Continue reading America By Lorraine B. Carter
Since 1965, SkillsUSA has been an integral part of career and technical education with an unwavering commitment to improving the quality of our nation’s skilled workforce. The mission is to prepare students for career success. We know it is critical that students understand their value and purpose while being connected to the in-demand careers that … Continue reading Middle school SkillsUSA students prepare for Statewide (virtual) competitions
If you are reading this, then you are blessed to have lived to see the spring of ’21. The light at the end of the proverbial tunnel is on the horizon, and beautiful days are ahead! It’s the growing season too, the best time to try new assortments of fruits and vegetables since they are … Continue reading Tasty Garden Goodness-Planning a Journey for Health-Supercharging with Salads By Candy Webb
Break a heart in pieces Then try to put it back again ‘ Try to catch their falling tears How can this be my friend? Make that person really sad Because you think it’s right Steal that one’s last candle So they can’t light the night See a child begging food As you push your … Continue reading For Hurting in this World By DECB, SR.