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Do Longer School Days Equal Smarter Kids?

Do Longer School Days Equal Smarter Kids?

Or Are We Just Self-Destructing? If the nation’s children aren’t succeeding in school, it means they need more time in school. Such is the position of Education Secretary Arne Duncan, who said that he supports the adding of hundreds of hours to academic calendars. A pilot project which will encompass 20,000 students across several states […]

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Save the Last Dance

Save the Last Dance

But Apparently Not for Daughters Sometimes we are so worried about teaching our children about equality and warning them against the evils of discrimination that we forget about common sense. We not only put on kid-friendly gloves, but we sanitize the surroundings and color everything the same shades so that we don’t risk hurting feelings […]

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Schools Wasting Money and Failing Our Kids

Schools Wasting Money and Failing Our Kids

The United States spends more money per student than any other country on the entire planet. Our children should be scoring the highest, getting the best grades, and having the brightest futures. That would be true if all of that money was well spent, and if money was the only thing that mattered. The documentary, […]

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Is Your Children’s School Failing Them?

Is Your Children’s School Failing Them?

School years are the exciting times when we as parents watch our children morph into mini-adults with knowledge, excitement, and newfound understanding. Not all children are so fortunate, however, as not all schools are created equally. There are great schools, average schools, and schools that are little more than buildings that house children. If you […]

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