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THE STRENGTH OF EDUCATION

Strength comes in different forms. A person who displays and utilizes physical attributes is considered to be strong. Someone who demonstrates calmness in times of stress or trouble could be thought of as emotionally strong. An individual exhibiting an above-average intellectual capacity could be classified as mentally strong. Educational strength, though not as widely acknowledged, is a life-changer capable of helping anyone who develops it.

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SCHOOL SAFETY FOR PARENTS — WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL

Even though there is a lot of media coverage about violence in the schools, the fact of the matter is that overall schools are very safe for children. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, around 90% of schools report no serious violent crimes even though more than half do experience non-violent crimes such as vandalism and theft. Additionally, not all school safety has to do with violent crimes.

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GET TO KNOW SECRETARY OF EDUCATION BETSY DEVOS

Greetings. My name is Walter L. Mathis Sr. and I have been in Grand Rapids for 74 years. I have attended Franklin and South High; both which are public schools. As I look back, I didn’t get the best education while in those schools. My grandson just graduated from high schools and had a hard time with basic reading and writing skills. It has been said that if you “Keep doing the same things over and over the same way and expect different results, that’s insanity.”

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