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These M’sians Use 4 Simple Methods To Keep Kids In Schools & Impact Thousands Of Students

These M’sians Use 4 Simple Methods To Keep Kids In Schools & Impact Thousands Of Students

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Generasi Gemilang is an NGO that primarily focuses on working with underprivileged kids to give them a better outlook. They run several programmes throughout the year to achieve these objectives, including providing free breakfast, mentoring, setting up a fund for tertiary education and educating the children to be financially savvy. Malaysia has seen a decrease in dropout rates amongst primary and secondary schoolers since 2007. From 2014 to 2016, the average dropout rate for primary school pupils stood between 0.26% to 0.74% in Peninsular Malaysia. Even though these numbers are considered low, thousands of underprivileged Malaysian children are still falling behind on their studies. Most low-income families end up neglecting their children’s studies as they try to make ends meet. Somet
Bad News Republicans, These Gun Control Supporting High School Kids Will Vote In November

Bad News Republicans, These Gun Control Supporting High School Kids Will Vote In November

Politics
High school kids who are protesting for stricter gun laws have a message for Republicans they are going use this issue to decide who to vote for in November. Video: Students protesting for stricter gun laws say they plan to vote in November. pic.twitter.com/hMJqjFT6jT — Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) February 21, 2018 A high school […] The post Bad News Republicans, These Gun Control Supporting High School Kids Will Vote In November appeared first on Politicus USA.
Sarah Jessica Parker Says Her Three Kids Can 'Duke It Out' Over Her Legendary Wardrobe

Sarah Jessica Parker Says Her Three Kids Can 'Duke It Out' Over Her Legendary Wardrobe

Entertainment
While her Sex and the City alter ego Carrie Bradshaw had a dream closet, Sarah Jessica Parker‘s isn’t too shabby either — and someday, her children will fit it all. The Divorce star, 52, tells PEOPLE that she’s not too attached when it comes to her wardrobe and saving pieces for her kids: 8½-year-old twins Tabitha Hodge and Marion Loretta Elwell, plus son James Wilkie, 15. “I expect that at some point I will give them my shoes and my concern is that they’re gonna be taller than me and they’re gonna fit the shoes at the wrong time,” she says. “They’ll do with them what they want — they can give them away, share them with friends, sell them, have a stoop sale, whatever they want.” Parker adds, “I think things that I saved are obviously sentimental professionally or personally and they can do
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Another day in America, which is why the kids are angry

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Another day in America, which is why the kids are angry

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xOverwhelming support for requiring background checks for all gun buyers https://t.co/3MSe5P7KS7 GRAPH pic.twitter.com/NneJ4kp3p0— Quinnipiac Poll (@QuinnipiacPoll) February 20, 2018 Cracked, from July 2012 (Newtown was December 2012): The 4 Most Meaningless Arguments Against Gun Control "Guns Don't Kill People, People Kill People" I almost didn't include this, because it's such a silly and empty dodge of the real conversation behind it. I hear and read it so often, though, that I decided to include it. You can tell by you reading this now. Here I am, including it. xSupport for stricter gun laws hits a 10-year high https://t.co/mHQPnp5tUY pic.twitter.com/e6lpy40TfC— Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) February 20, 2018 x"The president is focused on mental illness," said Sanders. Ar
Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: The kids will lead us while the WH practices dereliction of duty.

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: The kids will lead us while the WH practices dereliction of duty.

Politics
xIf you had any doubt students are perfectly capable of organizing themselves, put them to rest. There are two student-led actions now to follow: March for Our Lives 3/24 for all to participate in (@AMarch4OurLives)National School Walkout 4/20 for students (@schoolwalkoutUS)— Shannon 🙅🏻‍♀️ (@TheStagmania) February 18, 2018 NY Times (from January): How to Prevent Gun Deaths? Where Experts and the Public Agree We conducted a survey on 29 gun control ideas, looking for the intersection of effectiveness and popularity Note things that experts and public agree on. Me, I’m a fan of banning the ammunition. And found it.