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FUN WAYS TO ENCOURAGE YOUR CHILD TO READ

Reading can unlock the keys to a world of information.  Parents are teachers, both by example and by conversation.  Give children opportunities to play,...

GUIDELINES to a Successful Family-School Relationship

Let's consider specific guidelines to help you communicate effectively with your child's teacher. Practice these guidelines, and your child will reap the benefits. Guideline 1: Identify...

Guide to Student Success

Today’s middle school students are receiving more homework, which means  they need more than ever to develop and hone their organization and time management...

Discipline: One Size Does Not Fit All

I overheard my 12-year old son exclaim to a friend that he “just wished everyone in school would disappear!”  My initial response as the...

DR. DONALDO BATISTE SUPERINTENDENT- Waukegan Public Schools

Moments before his mad dash to an all too familiar school board meeting, Dr. Donaldo Batiste took a few moments from his busy schedule...