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It Doesn't Have to Be So Hard

Catherine Gobron | Posted 05.22.2016 | Education
Catherine Gobron

As a culture we believe deeply that school is the only way forward. We believe that people absolutely, positively must get through the gauntlet of high school for any hope of a successful future.

How to Deal with the Dreaded Homework Hassle

Pacer | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents

Some kids need time to transition back home after a long day at school. Perhaps they need to eat or burn off a little energy before doing homework. Others might be more successful doing homework immediately before other things get in the way.

My Biggest Problem With School

Patrick Mott | Posted 08.09.2013 | Teen
Patrick Mott

Teachers aren't entirely evil, but it seems as if it is their job to show their students that we don't understand course material. Why is that?

Popping Pills No Solution for Bad Schools

Allen Frances | Posted 12.15.2012 | Education
Allen Frances

The solution to bad schools is to work toward better schools -- not to medicate the kids victimized by them. How absurd to avoid the shortcomings of our educational system by focusing on the difficulties individual children have in coping with them.

Emotionally Disturbed Inner City Students

Dr. Ronald Ricker and Dr. Venus Nicolino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dr. Ronald Ricker and Dr. Venus Nicolino

The problems facing today's inner city students, particularly those with behavioral and emotional problems, are innumerable and daunting. The Linden Center is an example of a program that attempts to deal with these problems.