And We Thought They Cut The Wire

I was watching episode 6 of the Wire where Michael B Jordan’s character, Wallace, was living in an abandoned home with about 5 other school-aged children. These children were elementary school-aged and reporting to school regularly, while Wallace sold drugs. This obviously was a troubling sight. To make it worse, I was sick with Covid while watching this. So, while I was already feeling like crap, this made me feel worse. Why?

10 Must-Read Books For Educators Everywhere

In honor of National Reading Month, I’m highlighting my top 10 must-read books for educators everywhere. As educators, it’s so important to stay sharp and continually challenge ourselves with new books and methods not just for personal development but also for professional development. Did I mention, studies have shown that reading can alleviate stress?

The Virtual Reality of COVID-19

The U.S. now has the highest total of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world. Needless to say, the COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally affected and changed Americans’ daily lives. The pandemic has certainly disrupted the education system with many schools announcing building closures and halting in-person instruction for the remainder of the 2019/2020 school year.  Research …

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Concentric begins 3-year engagement in Montgomery County schools in Maryland

Concentric Educational Solutions is expanding its footprint in Maryland.  CES is partnering with Montgomery County Public Schools to implement its Home Visit Framework in an effort to re-engage students who have either dropped out or trending towards being chronically absent.  Montgomery County Public Schools is the 14th largest school district in the United States and the largest district in …

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