Local Moms Weigh in on Longer School Days

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard joined United Neighborhood Organization CEO Juan Rangel at Marquez School on Thursday, June 23 to meet with parents, teachers and students to discuss the positive impact of a longer school day with additional instructional time. Watch Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm for the story. “We […]

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Local Moms React to “Tiger Mother” Parenting

Mothers across the country, including here in the Chicago area, are buzzing about Amy Chua’s controversial new book. So, what exactly is Chinese mothering? Here is an excerpt from Chua’s book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother: A lot of people wonder how Chinese parents raise such stereotypically successful kids. They wonder what these parents […]

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