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Elissa Brent Weissman, Children’s Author

By Kate Marley Elissa Brent Weissman has been writing for most of her life, completing her first novel when she was in the sixth grade and living in Merrick, N.Y. It was never published, but, undaunted, Weissman continued to write and, in 2005, graduated from the Writing Seminars program at …

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Teen – June 2009

Love Shouldn’t Hurt: Adressing Teen Dating Violence By S.C. Torrington According to tverbal abusehe National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD), approximately one in three teen girls in the United States is a victim of physical, emotional, or verbal abuse from a dating partner. In light of this troubling statistic, …

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Teen – July 2008

Are my teen’s attitude and behavior normal? A new website by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America offers insight into understanding why adolescents think and act the way they do. When thinking about your teen, have you ever wondered: “Who is this kid?” or “Why does my teen do that?” …

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Beth Tfiloh’s Team Approach to Enrichment and Development

“Teach a child in his own way; He will not swerve from it even in old age.” –Proverbs 22:6 Students truly flourish when their teachers see their strengths. Beth Tfiloh Lower School’s team approach to education provides opportunities for students to learn in small groups for a more personalized classroom …

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