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Why Some Students Fail And Other Students Succeed

What separates students who get straight A’s from students who struggle to pass their classes? Is it a high IQ that pushes students to excel in their classes or is there something else? Angela Lee Duckworth, a teacher turned psychologist, has an answer to that question. After several studies conducted in the military, spelling bees, classrooms, and companies, Angela determined what causes people to excel. Simply put Duckworth says,

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Bathroom Fears Fascinate the Media

The sudden media fascination with bathroom bills has been fueled in large part by corporations speaking up. One such company is Target, which recently decided to make sure anybody at all could use the restroom of their choice.

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What Educational Rights Does My Disabled Child Have?

One of the central laws that provides protection from discrimination of school-age children who have a disability is Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. This federal law applies to programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance.

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Fla. City’s Discrimination Against Church Costs Taxpayers Nearly $300,000

The city of Jacksonville Beach has agreed to stop discriminating against a Florida church after nearly two years of litigation. A legal settlement allows Church of Our Savior to build on its land and requires the city to pay $290,000 in attorneys’ fees and expenses the church incurred to defend its constitutionally and legally protected freedoms.

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