Using Culture to Cultivate Community: How an International Student Found His Home at Union – Cardinal & Cream | Wonder Mind Kids

“I usually tell people that I’ve been illegitimate four times in China. The story starts there,” says Olive with a grin. I narrow my eyes and look at her a little perplexed. The girl in front of me wears a t-shirt covered in milk and cookie graphics and hands me a Christmas mug filled with … Read more

Using Culture to Cultivate Community: How an International Student Found His Home at Union – Cardinal & Cream | Wonder Mind Kids

“I usually tell people that I’ve been illegitimate four times in China. The story starts there,” says Olive with a grin. I narrow my eyes and look at her a little perplexed. The girl in front of me wears a t-shirt covered in milk and cookie graphics and hands me a Christmas mug filled with … Read more

The pandemic has exposed the inequality of American motherhood – The Atlantic | Wonder Mind Kids

In the early days of the pandemic, the outlook for women seemed bleak. Experts predicted that amid an uncertain economy amid a public health crisis, women would have fewer children, accelerating America’s long-standing decline in fertility. For those who already had children, the researchers predicted a drop in employment. Schools and daycare centers were closed. … Read more

Public school instructional offerings and enrollment changes: Evidence from two years after the pandemic – American Enterprise Institute | Wonder Mind Kids

Important points School enrollment figures in the first two school years of the pandemic show that district educational offerings influence families’ school enrollment decisions, and that this impact was more pronounced in the second full school year of the pandemic. Enrollment declines in 2020–21 were largest in the furthest districts, and compared to districts that … Read more

Homeschooling, online learning are among the factors behind declining enrollment by D51 – The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Wonder Mind Kids

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Parenting: The story behind ‘parental rights’ in schools | Journal Messenger – Jacksonville Journal Messenger | Wonder Mind Kids

The “parents’ rights” movement saw many of its candidates fall short in this year’s midterm elections. But if history is any guide, the cause will surely live on – in one form or another. For generations, activists have championed a number of things in the name of parental rights in education. Over the past century, … Read more

PHOTOS: Field trip near proposed lithium mine provides geology lessons, fosters friendships – The Nevada Independent – The Nevada Independent | Wonder Mind Kids

About 40 miles north of Winnemucca is the southern rim of the McDermitt Caldera. Formed as a lava dome at the Yellowstone hotspot more than 11 million years ago during the mid-Miocene, the caldera was formed after a volcanic eruption caused the dome to collapse. Today, the caldera, which stretches from Orovada to the Oregon … Read more

What’s happening in our community (updated 28 Nov) – BG Independent News – BG Independent News | Wonder Mind Kids

“Queen of Sass” brings vocals and trombone to the TSO Christmas show on December 3rd The Toledo Symphony, conducted by Alain Trudel and featuring trombonist/vocalist Aubrey Logan, presents Christmas at the Peristyle on Saturday, December 3 at 7pm at the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle. “The singing and trombone playing of Queen of Sass Aubrey … Read more

Lindsay Lohan had the opposite school experience from her character “Mean Girls” – Showbiz Cheat Sheet | Wonder Mind Kids

One of the most popular films of the ’00s, Lindsay Lohan made a splash mean girls. When the film hit theaters in 2004, fans rushed to see Cady Heron go from “homeschooled jungle freak” to spring fling queen. The film, which garnered a cult following, showed Lohan at her best. And while the actress was … Read more