High School: School and Academics Articles
The SAT Math section contains sections on Computations, Algebra, Probability/Statistics, Functions, and Geometry. Here are five practice problems that demonstrate the types of questions on the test.
Auspicious. Aesthetic. Eclectic. These words may sound vaguely familiar to the teen in your house. But does he know exactly what they mean? If he's prepping for the SAT, he should.
In the college admissions marathon, focusing the initial attention on a solid foundation will inevitably produce the best results – both now and in the future.
A growing number of high school seniors are deciding to take a breather before heading to the dormitory. It's called a "gap year" and it's been standard procedure for students in England and Australia for years.
How can parents keep kids from cheating in a society that seems to stress winning at any cost? Here's what parents can do.
It's called a "gap year." And while it's been a common and popular rite of passage in Australia and the U.K. for decades, the concept is now starting to gain significant steam here in America.
More students than ever are applying to college. And a rising number of these students are applying to seven or more schools. So what does that mean? Has the "safety school" gone the way of the typewriter?
The road to college can be a rocky one. Between SATs, ACTs, tough courses, teacher recommendations, a cutthroat pool of applicants, extracurriculars, college essays, and everything in between, itâs an exhausting journey. So what should you do if your child says she doesnât want to take the trip?
Graphic novels can entice students to read and think critically about contemporary issues. Here's a list of a few greats to get started.
Find out what teachers recommend your teens and adolescents read to get them ready for school.
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- Waldorf Education: Four Successes and Four Failures
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- The School-Within-a-School Model
- What Do Test Scores Really Say About a School?
- Barack Obama on Education
- Size Matters: The Difference Between Big and Small Schools
- The Advantages of Small Schools