According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), only 21% of grade 12 students performed at or above the proficient level in three content areas- physical science, life science, and Earth/space science. In Math, 26% of all grade 12 students performed at or above the proficient level. As for reading performance, 38% of all grade 12 students performed at or above the proficient level. As a result, the Obama Administration is forced to review existing revisions as schools struggle to meet 100% proficiency in science, math, and reading.
A Washington Resident has decided to step up to the plate and is now doing his part to combat the public school crisis- both locally and nationwide.
Fred Matthews is the founder of PBN (www.pbntoday.com)
"Our mission is to provide parents with the tools to support their children's education through mentoring and the development of networking solutions by way of conferencing, seminars, and online presentations,"
The core offering of PBN will be its Education Conferences. These conferences connect parents with PBN's Preferred Education Providers and Business Partners first hand, while exploring new ways of learning that will help their child dream and grow.
“There are several events on the books that will all generate funds for scholarships, school improvements, and teacher assistance,”
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PBN exists to defend the interests of our children in public and private education, create a platform that facilitates the sharing of information between parent, educator, and PBN Business Partners...