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How Two Teachers Made a Life-Changing Impact

4shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Each week, leading up to “Giving Tuesday,” I decided to post a story illustrating the “art of generosity.” Instead of asking you to give to our non-profit, we chose to offer a handful of stories of generous people, then challenge you to find your own young person nearby and…

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What If Leadership Didn’t Just Come from the Team Captain?

5shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn The first Monday Night Football game of 2019 between the Houston Texans and the New Orleans Saints was a great one. “The Saints took possession with 37 seconds remaining in the game, used 36 of those seconds to drive to the Texans’ 40-yard line, and put Wil Lutz on…

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Six Ways to Help Students Make Good Summer Decisions

11shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn With summer upon us, many parents are processing how their kids can best use their time. It’s a difficult balance to strike. Too often, a typical school year consists of mom rushing her kids through a drive-through, grabbing some chicken nuggets and hustling over to a practice or rehearsal.…

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Adversity May Just Be a Student’s Best Friend

7shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Last week I met someone at a student conference who inspired me. Alex is a junior in high school who has overcome several obstacles in his first sixteen years of life—an abusive, deadbeat dad who left the family; growing up in a single parent household afterward; family income that…

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One Sign Every School Needs to Hang Up

0shares Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn I loved the news report I read last month. Perhaps you saw it too. A Catholic High School in Little Rock, Arkansas has a rule for parents whose students are enrolled in their school: Please stop rescuing your kid. It is a high school for boys and, like thousands…

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