High School: School and Academics Articles
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.
How do you stand out from the crowd when applying for college? What will make you the 1 in 10 that admissions officers choose? The answer: a well-refined and organized application.
No matter what path your child chooses after high school, there are options that can help her find a great career.
Your child's finishing up senior year, looking forward to prom, graduation, and one more year of high school?
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:
Find out what teachers recommend your teens and adolescents read to get them ready for school.
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.
Is a college education worth the price-tag? Usually. But here are some colleges that are a better deal than most.
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.
- Teacher Quality and Student Achievement
- Top 10 Signs of a Good Kindergarten Classroom
- Do Grades Do Any Good?
- Waldorf Education: Four Successes and Four Failures
- Self-Directed Learning
- The Advantages of Small Schools
- Size Matters: The Difference Between Big and Small Schools
- Barack Obama on Education
- No Homework: A Growing Trend?
- What Do Test Scores Really Say About a School?