School

School Ratings: Should You Research Them?

With so much focus on education reform in the media lately, a lot of attention has been given to the topic of school ratings. Many people are surprised to learn that these ratings are actually a mixture of several different formulas and schemes that evaluate different criteria. Furthermore, while schools have been evaluated in different

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Life After High School

To some, the thought of life after high school can be quite overwhelming. They are starting a new chapter of their life and many young people don’t know what to do with it. Some choose to start college right away, some prefer to work for a while, and some spend time traveling now that they

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Understanding the Right Way to Compete

During the 17th century, there were many  devil’s cohorts. In 1611, the first term explaining how people compete was created. Its origins sprang  from the legendary devil’s school in Toledo. After many months of precise instructions in the ‘black craft,’ all pupils were subjected to one final test – the challenge was a race where the students

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Health and Safety in Schools in UK

The health and safety of both staff and students is an important part of the U.K. educational system. A safe and healthy environment must be provided in order to ensure that schools are doing the best they can to provide the resources needed to educate pupils. Learn about health and safety in schools in UK. 

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Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten readiness used to consist of making sure that your child was potty trained and appropriately dressed for school. It didn’t matter if your child could read or count, most parents simply packed their five year old off to school, took a few pictures, and trusted that the teacher would teach him or her everything

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How to Concentrate More Effectively

“The world is too much with us,” William Wordsworth lamented over 200 years ago. If this was true in 1806 when he wrote his poem, you have to wonder how he would have responded to 24/7 cable, smartphones, the Internet, and hyper-connectivity that seems to define our lives today. When Wordsworth wrote those words he

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Dropping Out of High School: Who, Why, and Why Not

Trevor walks up to his friend Kevin. Trevor has been struggling in school and has decided to talk to his best friend about what he thinks about him dropping out of high school. “I just don’t see the point,” Trevor tells Kevin, “I already have a job working for my uncle in his store and

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I want to Run Away Now

I want to Run Away! Dealing with Potential Runaways: How to Help, Where to Go Has your child or someone you know been bullied recently and is now saying, “I want to run away?” Perhaps a friend is dealing with an abusive situation and feels there is no one to talk to about their problems.

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The Deal with Religion in Schools

Why does discussing religion in schools bother people so much? When it comes to public schools, there are a few different things that any parent, student, and teacher may come in contact with. Religion is one topic that is often avoided in schools and to better understand why that is, it is important to understand

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Does Homework Really Suck?

Homework. It’s the one word that goes to the core of students everywhere, from kindergarten to college. For as many reasons that exist to either show the value of it or to prove its detriment, students have strong feelings about homework. They either love it or hate it, and it’s hard to find a lot

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