Category: Books

SCHOOL NEWS AND NOTES Helping Kids Achieve

(NAPSI)—There’s a pleasant, easy way parents and teachers can improve their own memory and mental development and help their children do the same. How? Simply by reading at least 15 Pages A Day in print. Expert Advice “Reading, like playing a musical instrument or exercising, involves habit,” explains Dr. Naomi Baron, professor of linguistics at Read More …

YOUR MONEY Plan For Your Retirement

(NAPSI)—If you’re like 82 percent of Americans, you may be concerned about retirement, according to the Employment Benefit Research Institute. Fortunately, you may have a brighter future if you heed five hints from Ray LeVitre, CFP, author of “20 Retirement Decisions You Need To Make Right Now” as well as founder and managing partner of Read More …

CALIFORNIA EDUCATION New Teachers’ Helper

(NAPSI)—San Francisco’s June Jordan School for Equity (JJSE) is a cutting-edge national model referred to by leading scholar Linda Darling-Hammond as having “beaten the odds in supporting the success of low-income students.” Now, schools throughout California and elsewhere may be able to have similar success, with help from a new book. It’s by Shane Safir, Read More …