High School: School and Academics Articles
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.
Is a college education worth the price-tag? Usually. But here are some colleges that are a better deal than most.
No matter what path your child chooses after high school, there are options that can help her find a great career.
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.
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.
Find out what teachers recommend your teens and adolescents read to get them ready for school.
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.
Is your child having nightmares about the SAT? Does the thought of writing the essay keep her up at night? It's prime test-taking season for kids hoping to get into college next year. And while it may seem a little scary, the essay section is actually one of the easiest areas to ace. As a parent, ...
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:
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Do Grades Do Any Good?
- 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
- Evaluating Schools: Questions and Tips for Parents, Schools, and the Community