Looking back to Brooklyn Urban Education the beginning article “Educate all children to secure our future” pilots the ground work for all others. In 2011, out of one came many expressions and out of the many several hot areas of topics that are worthy of review.
A call to volunteer
Everyone can appreciate that as parents there are not enough time in the day to do the things that “good” parents do. However if your child is to succeed academically, volunteering in his or her school is essential. This hot topic article listed the many options and opportunities to volunteer.
Help for parents with special needs children
Parents with special needs children often feel helpless and frustrated. There are times wading through the “help” process can be so overwhelming however, parents reading through this article will have a bird’s eye preparation of expectations.
The power of a Parent Coordinator
This article placed a name to an otherwise impersonal contact. Most Brooklyn parents were unaware of the role of a parent coordinator in their children’s school. The parent coordinator was an untapped resource and needed to be brought to the forefront.
Second chance high school education
The high school dropout rate is too high so this article provided options for high school students to complete an important part of their education.
Teacher layoff protest
This was a news piece of a heated dispute over teachers, the city’s finance, and its impact on Brooklyn public schools.
Federal Funding for private tutoring
This program is offered for underperforming schools. The article listed the Brooklyn schools that qualified for the service.
Student Sponsor Partners an option?
This article is one of a summer series on alternative education. This was a sorrowful presentation of an option for parents who ran out of options.
A special trip to school
A favorite featured article prompting the involvement of dads in their children’s education.
8 Tips for parents
Within this article are recommendations from a licensed professional who has been a part of the education system for over 15 years.
Foods for thought
A majority of parents just do not understand the importance of good eating. If a random survey was to be made asking parents what they feed their children for breakfast, the answer would guaranteed high sugar content food from 4 out of 5 parents.
In a year’s review of hot topics it is possible that much more can be done to empower students and parents. Brooklyn Urban Education 2012’s resolution is to do more to empower more. As parents what are your resolutions for your children’s exemplary education, email them to email@example.com they will be published.