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10 Lessons Parents Learn in Kindergarten

Kristen Hewitt | Posted 05.21.2015 | Parents
Kristen Hewitt

They say everything you need to know in life you'll learn in Kindergarten, and boy, did I learn more than I bargained for the second time around.

Colleges Freeze, Reduce Tuition As Public Balks At Further Price Hikes

| Jon Marcus | Posted 08.02.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. As an undergraduate at the University of California–Irvine, Christopher Campbell was alm...

How Much Do You Spend On Back-To-School?

Posted 08.01.2012 | Parents

There's something about fresh notebooks, brand-new binders, and comfy fall outfits that can make even the least enthusiastic student excited about goi...

Invest in Education, but Don't Forget About Operations

Ken Zeff | Posted 06.26.2012 | Education
Ken Zeff

Here in Los Angeles, where the price of real estate has driven up the cost of living for everyone, including those who work in our public schools, we face the untenable proposition of paying New York real estate prices with Mississippi-level student funding.

New Jersey High School More Expensive Than Harvard

Posted 06.11.2012 | Education

The cost to taxpayers to send each student to high school in the resort town of Seaside Park, N.J. is $112,000 -- double the tuition at Harvard's medi...

Maryland Mom Killed 13-Year-Old Son, Self, Over School Costs

AP | By ERIC TUCKER | Posted 10.08.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- Ben Barnhard finally had reason to be optimistic this summer: The 13-year-old shed more than 100 pounds at a rigorous weight-loss academ...