Parents with Persistence

April 2013
Essence (Time Inc.);Apr2013, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p112
The article focuses on four working African-American mothers who have raised high-achieving students. Mary A. Jones, a teacher, started planning to get her child into Germantown Academy, a private school in Fort Washington, Philadelphia, even before the birth. Mary Williams, a communications director, found that she could monitor her son's progress in the classroom by bringing him to work with her. Belinda Goss, a divorcee, inspired her daughter to be creative.


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