Bridging The Greatest Opportunity Divide The heart of Amy Carrier’s model and mission. This work is copyrighted 2012-2016 © Perhaps the greatest opportunity divide that exists for all American K-12 public school students is the unsupported transition between high school and adulthood. Students are ill-prepared and sent into the world without adequate knowledge, skills, and…

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This list is for everyone. Teachers, school leaders, coaches, parents, community members, students… basically anyone who has ever known, loved or been a kid. If that’s you, read on. Wherever you are heading this September, I recommend you pack these attitudes in your backpack/briefcase/Louis Vuitton/lunchbox. And I suggest packing them along side your self-confidence (they’re already…

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Which kids are at risk? All of them. The list of challenges, pressures, tests, emotional triggers, societal dictates and stressors is longer than ever. Every child is susceptible. Every kid is in need of support. Every child goes through a period when they rebel against their parents; this is a part of exploring self, freedom and…

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I remember meeting my high school guidance counselor twice.  TWICE.  I met her once in 11th grade and I believe it was regarding a scheduling conflict.  I then met her again during my senior year to discuss my post-high school options.  She actually apologized to me for being too busy to meet with me more often (she…

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