1 in 3 Unprepared for Life After High SchoolHigh school graduation is a big deal. But a new study by the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit, The Alliance for Excellent Education, shows that a good chunk of students are unprepared for life after high school.
Getting the Best Help for Your High SchoolerFrom 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 Declaration of Independence.
Cell Phones: 21st Century Learning Tools?Is it possible to think that there could be, in between the deafening ring tones and the obsessive text messaging, some redeeming educational qualities to cell phones.
When Your Child Says No to CollegeThe 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.