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?
For most parents, paying for college can be an ordeal. Fortunately, there are tons of financial aid resources out there for those who are willing to do a little research.
No matter what path your child chooses after high school, there are options that can help her find a great career.
Kids often get frustrated and lose interest in their assignments. You can help: here's an age-by-age guide to being your child's homework coach.
From the classroom to the playing field, standardized tests to college applications, getting outside help in high school - in the form of SAT prep classes, individual subject tutors, athletic trainers, and private college counselors, among others -has become as mainstream as studying the ...
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.
The increasing competition to get into college can leave you and your high schooler stressed out. Here are some tips from the pros for handling those knuckle-biting months.
Graphic novels can entice students to read and think critically about contemporary issues. Here's a list of a few greats to get started.
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:
Find out what teachers recommend your teens and adolescents read to get them ready for school.
- Do Grades Do Any Good?
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom
- Self-Directed Learning
- 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
- The Advantages of Small Schools
- What Do Test Scores Really Say About a School?