Today we offer a number of programs that inspire kids
to develop a deeper relationship with the arts, including a comprehensive education program, an online musical community and now a 13-episode television series on PBS in addition to our NPR radio series that is among the most popular weekly shows on the air.
Sound Art is a nonprofit music education program designed for underserved youth and brings music to 1,000 kids
every week in schools all over Los Angeles, says Sura Radcliffe, director of community relations.
If they didn't make someone mad, and an excluding kid
is just being mean, then they need to learn to "not care and be fine with it.
Kottmeyer is also a gifted education advocate who manages an Internet discussion board for parents of gifted kids
that has several thousand members.
Since senior high school attendance is not compulsory in Japan (although 90 percent of middle school students continue their education), the numbers of kids
cutting classes on a regular basis and for maladjustment reasons is probably much higher.
Dilemma: You've looked everywhere, and the kid
is nowhere to be found.
So this year, when he arrived at UNIS, he was no longer a scared kid
wandering among a crowd of unfamiliar faces.
Who are some kids
who have come through that and succeeded?
Ads directed kids
to a Web site on which they could draw up their dream candies and vote for their favorites.
Quite a few parents think it's too late for themselves, as they were born and raised on conventional foods with their chemicals and pesticides," says Michelle Barry, director of qualitative studies at market-researcher The Hartman Group, "but they want to start their kids
off with a clean slate.
It wasn't too long before my two kids
, currently 10 and 12, were asking what all the excitement was about and whether they could watch the show.
We are talking about people thinking any problem their kid
has is a handicap.