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In PreK Corner, I share and have discussions with you about issues that cover the journey that children take from birth to school age (PreK) and how this journey will affect them throughout their lives.

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No one in Dashon Stockett’s family ever went to college, so Stockett, a seventh grader at Chapel Hill 7th and 8th Grade Center, felt proud when he earned a place in the National Junior Honor Society, a nationwide organization that honors middle schoolers for academic achievement and leadersh…

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This year Earth Day came on the heels of Easter, making it easy to forget the environmentally-themed holiday. However, Shortridge High School’s Science Club was determined to make Earth Day a holiday their peers will remember, so the group spearheaded a service-themed Earth Day celebration. 

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One of my all-time favorite movies is the 1998 blockbuster hit, “Enemy of the State,” starring Will Smith. Toward the end of the movie, Smith is sitting on the couch and watching the news with his on-screen wife, played by Oscar winner Regina King. The soundbite from the fictional news cover…

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Greetings to you all, I’m Mattie Jones, Ph.D, and I’d like to introduce PreK Corner with Dr. Mattie. In PreK Corner with Dr. Mattie columns, I am looking forward to sharing and discussing with you issues that cover the journey that children take from birth to school age and how this journey …

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Since Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) superintendent Dr. Lewis Ferebee left his position in January, the school board has searched for a replacement across the country. However, some local leaders don’t believe looking beyond IPS headquarters is necessary, let alone beyond Indiana. 

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With March being Music In Our Schools month, a month dedicated to supporting school music, now is a great time to recognize this importance and take a look at why schools need to have music education programs. As school districts continue to face increased demands with limited resources, the…