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Failing No Child Left Behind

Failing "No Child Left Behind"

Iman is one of thousands who really are surprised to see how the law — which has been designed to make children academically equal — can make them feel "behind," and possible recruits for the mili
Last Updated on Monday, 30 April 2007 13:49

Women of Resistance

Women of Resistance
Girl, woman, bride, mother, artist, doctor, lawyer, entrepreneur — there was a time when African-American women were not allowed to be any of these, to dream, to hope, or to care for anyone, includi
Last Updated on Sunday, 29 April 2007 13:42

Sharing the Blessed Load of Child Rearing

Sharing the Blessed Load of Child Rearing
After having been a stay-at-home mother for two-and-a-half years with my two children, I — together with my husband — decided that I should go back to paid work so that we could buy our own home w
Last Updated on Monday, 23 April 2007 10:28

What Parents Know and More...

What Parents Know and More...
While the government spends billions of dollars on educational and prevention programs to persuade teens not to do things like smoke, drink or do drugs, a Temple University psychologist suggests that
Last Updated on Thursday, 19 April 2007 10:20

Uniting Muslim Youth

Uniting Muslim Youth
The strength of the Muslim Ummah depends on the unity of Muslims. For centuries, Muslim have been divided; division is fostered by a number of differences of opinions and misinterpretations of our bea
Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 April 2007 18:34

A Teacher's Turning Point

A Teacher's Turning Point
It was one Wednesday that I sent one of the boys, Irufaan, out of the class. I asked all the students to stand, I saw him hitting the boy next to him. And so I asked him to meet the class teacher and
Last Updated on Monday, 16 April 2007 10:46

Downing a Line to Help

Downing a Line to Help
On opening a letter, I noticed the logo of the Muslim Women's (MWH) Helpline. This brought a smile to my face as I recalled the half marathon I partook in, in December 2006 for this groundbreaking cha
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 April 2007 13:35

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