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6 Things That Will Set Your Child Soaring At School This Year

Hilary Wilce | Posted 10.26.2014 | Parents
Hilary Wilce

There are six things will make all the difference to how well your child does at school this year. Six things will make them feel happy to walk into the classroom, excited about what they are learning there, and able to use all their energies to play, learn and grow.

Fixing the Culture of Testing

TNTP | Posted 04.20.2014 | Education

By David Keeling This post was originally published on the TNTP Blog. Tests aren’t really the problem; the culture of testing is. That’s the...

Every Child Should Be Home-schooled

Larry Strauss | Posted 04.17.2013 | Impact
Larry Strauss

Most of us -- parents, that is -- couldn't stay home with our children if we wanted to, and many don't want to and probably shouldn't.

The Trouble with Accountability

Elizabeth Hampton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Elizabeth Hampton

In addition to deteriorating high academic standards, an obsession with accountability can have a negative impact on school culture and environment.