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What Is a Good SAT Score?

Roger Ochoa | Posted 08.23.2013 | College
Roger Ochoa

Obviously, a higher score beats a lower score, but the absolutes are fuzzy. Each score needs context -- the context of each student, and the context of each school.

Stay Safe With SAT Changes

Roger Ochoa | Posted 07.20.2013 | College
Roger Ochoa

Just when you thought you had studied enough, read all the books, done all the prep work. Just when you thought you were safe, sources from College Board announced that it would be changing its infamous SAT yet again. So, this begs the question: Is there a way to master the SAT?

Sophomore and Freshmen January -- June Admissions To Do

Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz | Posted 03.25.2013 | College
Marjorie Hansen Shaevitz

There isn't a lot you need to do about college admissions during your freshman and sophomore years of high school. Nevertheless, this is a good time to start becoming informed about the process. It's never too early to do that.

Ed Today: Obama's Inaugural Education Mentions, Test Prep Bankruptcy

Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.24.2013 | Education
Joy Resmovits

So There Was An Inauguration... As you might have heard, this weekend, President Barack Obama was sworn in for his second term. And at the inauguration, he gave a speech. The Washington Post's Valerie Strauss teased out O's references to education. (Hint: There weren't many. For the most part, Obama lumped in education with other domestic policy issues in need of reform). More here from Politics K-12.

The Best of BOA: Bay One Acts Festival Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary

George Heymont | Posted 05.27.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

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Leave Your Children Alone!

Steve Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Steve Nelson

While the nation gnashes its teeth waiting for Superman to visit failing schools we may be doing a more grave disservice to the kids who seem to be succeeding.

A Great SAT Gift for Teens

Esther Wojcicki | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Esther Wojcicki

If you are a budget conscious parent of a student who is feeling the college preparatory pressure, here is an idea for an affordable holiday gift.