Aja Kweliona

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7 of the best family trips to take with kids aged 2 to 7

Want to give your little ones their first big travel adventure? These great trips are perfect for young families<p>1. Mayan marvels in Guatemala & Belize<p>…

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Resources | New York City Charter School Center

Student Admission and Recruitment

One of the most important factors in developing a viable charter school is the ability to recruit and retain students. Most of your financial support …

Surprising Way to Fund Your Business

Investors, bankers, friends, and family: These are the people we traditionally think of when we need to infuse money into a business. Here's a better way.<p>The bank declined your loan application. Mom, Dad, and the next-door neighbor don't have money to spare. So how can you fund your business's …

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Lewis Schiff: Why Some People Are Rich and Others Aren't

To understand how some people become wildly successful in business and why others fall flat, I spoke to Lewis Schiff. Lewis is the author of the new book, <i>Business Brilliant: Surprising Lessons from the Greatest Self-Made Business Icons</i>. He is also the executive director of Inc. Business Owners …

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is …

Success

Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified

You’ve probably heard the following statistic: Men apply for a job when they meet only 60% of the qualifications, but women apply only if they meet 100% of them.<p>The finding comes from a Hewlett Packard internal report, and has been quoted in <i>Lean In</i>, <i>The Confidence Code</i> and dozens of articles. It’s …

Awakening to your Authentic Self

<b>Awakening to your Authentic Self</b> March 20, 2013<p>Ah, the beautiful sounds of spring are glorious indeed. The songbird sings a tune that helps to awaken …

4 Secrets For Getting Media Coverage for Your Business

Media coverage was a powerful ally for me as a small business owner. For nearly a decade, I owned and operated Soul … Day Spa and Salon, a small …

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Setting the Record Straight on Ability Grouping

Published Online:<p>First Person<p>If committed educators could be easily trained to implement a low-cost intervention that boasted consistent learning …

Review of Educational Research

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girls and all-boys charter schools

A Madison charter school geared toward low-income, minority students would include single-gender classrooms for both boys and girls in 2012 under a …

Honestly, It's Not All That Hard To Start A Company

Running a successful, growing company in Silicon Valley can create an ironic sort of depression and delusion. The better you're doing, the higher the stakes, and higher expectations for you to win. Maybe that's why people say it's so hard. But that doesn't make it hard. That just makes it …

You might as well just be Beyonce. No really. I’ve been having what seems like an infinite amount of difficult, strange, confusing, life-altering, mind-boggling, soul-shifting, other shit that sounds...

<b>You might as well just be Beyonce.</b><p>No really.<p>I’ve been having what seems like an infinite amount of difficult, strange, confusing, life-altering, …

One year in, STEM lab school sees growth, recognizes challenges ⋅ Charlottesville Tomorrow

Thanks to some innovative teaching, students in Charlottesville City Schools and Albemarle County Public Schools may have a leg up on the jobs of the …

I hate the Fourth of July

<b>Participants carry a large U.S. flag at a Fourth of July Parade in Los Angeles, California, July 4, 2013. (Reuters/Jonathan Alcorn)</b><p>The Fourth once reminded us to ensure that all men are created equal. Here’s what it’s become now<p>July 4, 2014 11:43am (UTC)<p>I have a confession to make, my fellow …