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Nurturing Hearts & Noggins

Promoting academic, social, and emotional learning for lifelong success

The Great Kindness Challenge

British writer, Henry James once said, "Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind." Well, this week thousands of students across the country are taking this to heart. They are participating in an amazing opportunity to be 'difference makers,' as they have accepted "The Great Kindness Challenge." The challenge allows...

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Mentoring: A Great Way to Nurture Hearts and Noggins

Mentoring brings us together – across generation, class, and often race – in a manner that forces us to acknowledge our interdependence, to appreciate, in Martin Luther King, Jr.'s words, that 'we are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied to a single garment of destiny....

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