It’s Back-to-School season and orientation night is on the horizon for many. There will be so much information shared, many forms to be filled out, and many questions you may or may not remember to ask. Please note that there are no stupid questions. If you happen to be a parent that isn't very familiar with all the confusing acronyms or programs, you're not alone. Just know this - being uninformed is not the same as not caring and don’t allow anyone to tell you otherwise. Knowledge is indeed power, but no one is born with it. Parents and educators are equally responsible for academic success. There is no better reason for building collaborative relationships and having a partnership attitude. There are many topics that are covered at the open house meeting or in a school’s handbook rules of conduct, but often times the following questions are not answered:
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The LATISM (Latinos in Tech Innovation and Social Media) movement has served as an instrumental vehicle for the advancement of Latinos across the nation in education, health, business, technology, and advocacy.
If you’re a parent of a child with special needs, then odds are you’re dozing off while trying to read this post! Don’t feel bad, you’re not alone. Raising a child with special needs comes with overwhelming love, but that’s not all. We experience incredibly stressful situations and we are in constant worry mode, which means our mind is always racing even when we’re trying to relax.
Author: Christine Goulbourne