Last week I recommended books for you to read about bullying. Today it's your kids' turn. Here are eight picture books that can start discussions and provoke questions. More than that, reading stories like these might just give your child new ways of dealing with bullying, if it should happen.
Mom-of-four Juanita Blackmon works to protect children from abuse by volunteering in schools and in prisons. She has organized committees to close the achievement gap and address childhood obesity. Find out what she thinks about education in Kansas, what she's reading and more!
Jane Zupp has been teaching for the last 33 years and is retiring in May. She advocates for improved teacher salaries and low-income students. A large portion of her pay has gone back into education. Find out the biggest wish she has for her kids and how she thinks Iowa education can be improved!
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