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Elitism v. Education: Are Private Schools Really Worth The $136,000 Price Tag?

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Holly Robinson

I still haven't managed to wrap my mind around how much money a private high school education costs.

Now That School Is Out, What Did They Really Learn?

Holly Robinson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Holly Robinson

His new Montessori school gave Aidan the confidence to be creative and joyful, to ask questions and seek the answers himself.

Everything I Need to Know I Learned After Dropping My Kids Off at School This Morning

Yisrael Campbell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Yisrael Campbell

The best thing about living in New York is that no matter what we do in Jerusalem next year we'll be able to say, "Well, at least it's not as expensive as living in New York." Take school for example.

Don't Seal Your Child's Fate Based on a Kindergarten Test!

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Galinsky

Children's fate should NOT be sealed by a test they take for Kindergarten admission at age four. Simply put, these tests do not provide a good indication of a child's future.

School Praise: A Daltonian Remembered

Amanda Guinzburg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amanda Guinzburg

Daltonians: keep your beacons burning. Gather your courage and lean on each other. Go on until you can again go forth. Do it in his name.

Teachers Can't Vouch for McCain's "Voucher Plan"

Cheryl Lubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cheryl Lubin

As a high school teacher who dips into my own wallet to buy paper and pencils for students in the second largest school district in the land, I recognize the dangers of a pro-voucher McCain administration. Vouchers are not, as Obama so succinctly put it, the panacea for failing schools.

ACORN: They Took Our Nuts!

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

No wonder the GOP is desperately trying to neuter ACORN before the group manages to mobilize some seriously pissed-off poor people.