High School: School and Academics Articles
Your child's finishing up senior year, looking forward to prom, graduation, and one more year of high school?
No matter what path your child chooses after high school, there are options that can help her find a great career.
With today’s stiff competition, kids need to make the grade. And that means more than a GPA, it also means a strong, broad transcript, preferably starting in ninth grade. What exactly do they need? Read on.
It's the cause of blinking-cursor-induced migraines for high school seniors all over the country: the college admissions personal statement.
We've looked high and low for exciting new titles for young adults. Here are our list of favorites to exhilarate, fascinate, and yes...educate.
A marathon. A gauntlet. The Indy 500. There is no shortage of metaphors to describe the college application process. As a high schooler, these images can be daunting, if not downright scary. But, to add a new – and perhaps more heartening – metaphor to the mix, try this on for size: a ...
First came lists naming the country's "best colleges." Then magazines began ranking high schools. With a click of the mouse, parents can read whether their local school is considered one of the top 100 in the country, one of the top 1000, or whether it fails to make the cut.
Your teen has been balancing academics, athletics, and high school social life for years now. But all her hard work is about to pay off: as most kids and parents know, the more accomplished teens are in a variety of fields, the better their chances of getting into the college or university of their ...
The lessons I learned over three years and hundreds of tours as a Stanford University tour guide could fill a book. Here are the Cliff’s Notes:
Although everyone knows that pulling an all-nighter is no way to go, many see no alternatives to the occasional late-night cram-session. But all-nighters may be doing more harm than good.
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- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Self-Directed Learning
- Do Grades Do Any Good?
- Waldorf Education: Four Successes and Four Failures
- Barack Obama on Education
- The School-Within-a-School Model
- Size Matters: The Difference Between Big and Small Schools
- What Do Test Scores Really Say About a School?
- The Advantages of Small Schools