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"Back to School" in our Community: Tips for African American Parents

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Do parents dread sending their children back to school?  

"As much as a teacher grades students, parents grade themselves and wonder if they're giving their child everything he or she needs to be successful," said Emily Kirkpatrick, Vice President of the National Center for Family Literacy. "The NCFL wants to reassure parents that implementing straightforward, consistent educational support will make a realizable difference in their children's success."

But one wonders how much will poverty, race and discipline disparities play in the success of the rural poor and urban Black child. Listen to the advice of our Queen Mother, Dr. Adelaide Sanford as she gives "Back to School" tips to parents on how to monitor your child for successful outcomes.

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