Turnaround Arts is a signature program of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities. The program seeks to help address broader school challenges and close the achievement gap, according to a statement by the White House. Participation in the program resulted in an average boost of 12.6 percent in reading proficiency and of 22.5 percent in math proficiency, as well as in increased attendance and decreased suspensions, according to research released by the White House. “It was beautiful,” Burbank Elementary Principal Irma Torres-Fitzsimons said about getting a sneak peek of the video at the White House Talent Show in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, along with other Turnaround Arts principals. “You just feel so proud of what our students have been accomplishing through the program.”.
SAN JOSE — The festival may have been named after the Three Kings, but it was Freddie the camel and Beverly the mini donkey who stole the show pink and silver baby ballet slipper, wedding toddler ballet flat, flower girl shoe, christening, summer wedding shoe, crib shoe, Saturday at the Children’s Discovery Museum, Dozens of excited children lined up to greet the farm animals as they made a special appearance for the San Jose museum’s 20th celebration of El Dia de Tres Reyes, or Three Kings Day, The Children’s Discovery Museum started celebrating the holiday — which traditionally marks the three magis’ visit to baby Jesus in the manger — in the 1990s as a way to connect with Latino families in the community, And, two decades later, it seems to be working..
Wow, what a night! There were highs — two couples received the first perfect scores of the season — and lows — one more celeb and pro partner was sent home. Tonight was “Movie Night” and the celebs and their pros danced to music that was prominently featured in one of their favorite movies. Head judge Len Goodman was “across the pond” this week, so Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli and Julianne Hough were joined by actor/comedian Kevin Hart, who showed he has some dance moves in his intro, as well as a “hand jive” number with Josh Gad and the DWTS Troupe coming out of a break.
In addition, Neal McClurg, a past HOG pink and silver baby ballet slipper, wedding toddler ballet flat, flower girl shoe, christening, summer wedding shoe, crib shoe, director and a one of the key members who organized the event, along with the Brent Bison, the current HOG Director, presented a $1,000 check from their organization to Glynis Carreira, the medical center’s volunteer coordinator, to continue helping with children’s needs throughout the year, This is not the only time this generous organization supports the medical center and the families it serves, The HOGs will be back to the San Mateo Medical Center on Dec, 14 to deliver their eagerly anticipated 24th annual Toy Run..
“Grave Mysteries” (10 p.m., ID): This new unscripted series revisits homicide cases in which detectives must reconstruct the victim’s final moments using their social media accounts and online history. Whether it be message threads or Facebook posts, detectives must rely on the victim’s digital past to uncover the true killer. “America’s Got Talent” (8 p.m., NBC). “The Fosters” (8 p.m., Freeform). “WWE SmackDown” (8 p.m., USA). “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath” (8 p.m., A&E).
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