Why Public High Schools Can’t Help Every Student

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Public high school is intended for every student. Unfortunately, not every student is intended for high public school. Due to the massive numbers public schools must accommodate, not every student will get the help he or she needs to succeed academically. There are also a few other key reasons.  Four Reasons Why Public High Schools Can’t Help Every Student    1) Standardized Instruction & Testing Public high school education in the U.S. is mostly based on a system of standardized testing. For some students, this limited scope of source material does not assist in their learning. The very nature of standardized teaching and learning also does not lend itself well … Continue reading

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Why 8th Grade Matters

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Four Reasons Why the 8th Grade Matters As adolescents begin their transition into adulthood, their academic performance and attitudes can have a profound impact on their future.  The 8th grade, in fact, is a crucial year for most students. According to a research report by ACT, students who are not on track for college and career readiness by 8th grade are unlikely to attain that level of readiness by high school graduation.  1) Harder Coursework The coursework is getting harder, and students are often asked to apply multiple subjects into a single project. Schoolwork is now a more significant part of life, and 8th graders must start putting forth more … Continue reading

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The Value of Attending Military School Infographic

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Letting Go: 7 Coping Tips When Your Child Is Away at Boarding School

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Parents can expect to feel some degree of separation anxiety when their child is away at boarding school, especially in the beginning. Even if there are other siblings in the house, it is perfectly natural to miss the son or daughter that you have spent many years caring for. At some point, all parents have to learn to let go; fortunately, it doesn’t need to be that hard. Seven Tips To Help You Cope When Your Child Is Away At Boarding School:   1. Keep Busy: Nothing will take your mind off your child’s absence better than keeping busy. It’s extremely hard for the human mind to focus on two … Continue reading

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