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  1. Sticky Thread The 50 Most Expensive Private High Schools In America

    From Business Insider by Melissa Stanger and Peter Jacobs: With the start of the new school year comes an inevitable rise in tuition —and we're not...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-05-2013 08:23 AM
    education, high schools, private high schools, private schools
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  2. Sticky Thread The Washington Post 2012 Rankings of America's Most Challenging High Schools

    From the Washington Post by Jay Mathews: The Challenge Index uses a measure of college-level test participation simple enough for readers to...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-21-2012 11:02 AM
    best high schools, education, high school challenge index, high schools, jay mathews
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    07-01-2013 09:56 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread U.S. News Ranks Nation's Best High Schools for 2013

    For its fifth edition of the Best High Schools rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 21,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of...

    Started by theschoolboards, 04-26-2013 11:20 AM
    best high schools, education, us news
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    04-26-2013 11:36 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Best STEM/Science and Math High Schools (U.S. News & World Report)

    To determine the top science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) schools, U.S. News looked at the top 500 public schools from its latest Best...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-30-2012 11:43 AM
    best high schools, best stem high schools, education, us news
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  5. Sticky Thread Newsweek Ranks America's Best High Schools - 2012

    From Newsweek: This year, our ranking highlights the best 1,000 public high schools in the nation—the ones that have proven to be the most...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-22-2012 03:07 PM
    best high schools, education, newsweek
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  6. Sticky Thread U.S. News Ranks Nation's Best High Schools for 2012

    To help guide you through the universe of public high schools, U.S. News today released the fourth edition of the Best High Schools rankings. To...

    Started by theschoolboards, 05-08-2012 09:26 AM
    best high schools, education, high schools, us news
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    05-09-2012 08:44 AM Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Resources for Admissions Test Prep

    With all the discussions and alphabet soup thrown around for G&T and private school testing, we decided to create a resource page for admissions test...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-30-2010 09:56 AM
    admissions, brsa, erb, games, isee, olsat, ssat, stanford binet, test prep, workbooks, wppsi
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    09-30-2010 09:56 AM Go to last post
  8. Sticky Thread Tips on How Long an Essay for Private School Application Should Be

    After listening to Kim Hamer's audio interview with Christina Simon, author of Beyond the Brochure: An Insider's Guide to Private Elementary Schools...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-17-2010 11:19 AM
    application process
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  9. Sticky Thread Jen Wana: Choosing the Right Preschool for Your Child

    Having gone through the preschool admissions process ourselves not so long ago, we understand the angst that many parents feel this time of year....

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-10-2010 10:14 AM
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  1. API school test scores expected to vanish in California for 2 years — maybe forever

    From L.A. Daily News by Rob Kuznia: Real estate agents use them to tout the desirability of neighborhoods. Parents monitor them to choose schools....

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-24-2014 03:39 PM
    california, california api scores, education
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  2. Growing Pains for Rocketship Education's Blended-Learning Juggernaut

    From Education Week by Benjamin Herold: One classroom, 109 children. For the next 40 minutes, half the 4th graders here at Rocketship Sí Se Puede...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-21-2014 07:48 AM
    education, rocketship education
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  3. Number of major math changes for California students

    From S.F. Gate by Jill Tucker: Math is getting a major makeover. By fall, traditional textbooks mostly will be tossed aside in California...

    Started by theschoolboards, 01-09-2014 08:57 AM
    california, education
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  4. For Students of Color, Attending Elite Independent Schools Can Be a Rocky Educational Journey

    From the Atlantic by Judith Ohikuare: Dalton is a prestigious, decades-old, K-12 prep school on New York City’s Upper East Side that filters its...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-18-2013 09:41 AM
    diversity, education
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  5. U.S. Student Achievement Stalls as Other Nations Make Gains in PISA

    From Education Week by Liana Heitlin: U.S. performance in reading, math, and science has remained stagnant since 2009 as other nations have plowed...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-03-2013 09:02 AM
    education, pisa
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  6. Prep Schools Increasingly Target Grandparents for Donations

    From WSJ.com by Jennifer Levitz: At the Millbrook School's grandparents day last month, 71-year-old Matt Filler attended classes with his...

    Started by theschoolboards, 12-02-2013 10:35 AM
    education
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  7. 3 Types of Private School Admissions Directors You'll Meet

    I wrote this piece for Elizabeth Street since private school admissions directors aren't all alike. --Christina (Beyond The Brochure) ...

    Started by Christina, 11-08-2013 09:18 AM
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  8. California students post top test-score gains

    From S.F. Gate by Jill Tucker: California students posted the biggest gains on a national standardized test last year, placing the state in the...

    Started by theschoolboards, 11-08-2013 07:53 AM
    california, education
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  9. Top authors — including Maya Angelou — urge Obama to curb standardized testing

    From Washington Post by Valerie Strauss: More than 120 authors and illustrators of books for children — including Maya Angelou, Judy Blume and Jane...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-22-2013 09:49 AM
    education
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  10. Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K

    From N.Y. Times by Motoki Rich: Nearly two decades ago, a landmark study found that by age 3, the children of wealthier professionals have heard...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-22-2013 09:35 AM
    education
    • Replies: 0
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    10-22-2013 09:35 AM Go to last post
  11. Study: Poor children are now the majority in American public schools in South, West

    From Washington Post by Lyndsey Layton: A majority of students in public schools throughout the American South and West are low-income for the first...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-17-2013 08:48 AM
    education
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  12. Parents Press for Attention to Programs for Gifted Students

    From Education Week by Nora Fleming: From court cases and legislative lobbying to their own fundraising campaigns, parents are putting pressure on...

    Started by theschoolboards, 10-09-2013 09:13 AM
    education, gifted and talented
    • Replies: 0
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    10-09-2013 09:13 AM Go to last post
  13. Applying To American Private Schools From Outside The U.S. Isn't As Daunting As It Seems on Elizabeth Street

    I co-wrote this piece with Sandy Eiges, LA School Scout, and a relocation expert. --Christina ...

    Started by Christina, 09-25-2013 12:55 PM
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  14. Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught?

    From N.Y. Times by Jennifer Kahn: One day last spring, James Wade sat cross-legged on the carpet and called his kindergarten class to order. Lanky...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-16-2013 09:30 AM
    education, emotional intelligence
    • Replies: 0
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  15. Which City Boasts The Highest Private Elementary School Tuition?

    Curious to know which cities have the most expensive private elementary schools? See more at Elizabeth Street.

    Started by Christina, 09-12-2013 06:40 AM
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  16. Growing income achievement gap overshadows race

    From Hechinger Report by Sarah Garland: On a weekday afternoon in July, Jessica Klaitman pulled her 16-month-old daughter Hannah out of a stroller...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-10-2013 10:46 AM
    education
    • Replies: 0
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  17. If You Send Your Kid to a Failing School, You are a Bad Person

    From National Review Online by Michael J. Petrilli: A manifesto in response to Allison Benedikt's article "If You Send Your Kid to Private School,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-05-2013 08:54 AM
    education
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  18. ‘Sesame Street’ Widens Its Focus

    From N.Y. Times by Elizabeth Jensen: On “Sesame Street,” a distressed cow has a big problem. She made it up the stairs to the beauty parlor but now,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-03-2013 01:42 PM
    education, sesame street
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    09-03-2013 01:42 PM Go to last post
  19. At Charter Schools, Short Teaching Careers by Choice

    From N.Y. Times by Motoko Rich: Tyler Dowdy just started his third year of teaching at YES Prep West, a charter school here. He figures now is a...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-27-2013 11:14 AM
    charter schools, education
    • Replies: 0
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  20. USC 2013 School Performance Dashboard's Best Charter Schools in California

    University of Southern California recently released its seventh annual School Performance Dashboard for 2013 ranking the best charter schools in...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-26-2013 09:21 AM
    california
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 366
    08-26-2013 09:21 AM Go to last post

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