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  1. Sticky Thread U.S. News' Best High Schools for 2014

    For its 2014 Best High School Rankings, U.S News & World Report teamed up with the American Institutes for Research to analyze over 19,000 schools...

    Started by theschoolboards, 04-23-2014 08:02 PM
    best high schools, education, us news
    • Replies: 2
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    04-23-2014 08:23 PM Go to last post
  2. 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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  3. 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
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 17,365
    07-01-2013 09:56 AM Go to last post
  4. 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
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 6,555
    04-26-2013 11:36 AM Go to last post
  5. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 10,538
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  6. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 11,958
    05-22-2012 03:07 PM Go to last post
  7. 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
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 15,345
    05-09-2012 08:44 AM Go to last post
  8. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 58,879
    09-30-2010 09:56 AM Go to last post
  9. 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
    • Replies: 0
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  10. 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. Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits

    This from the N.Y. Times article by Benedict Carey:Every September, millions of parents try a kind of psychological witchcraft, to transform their...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-08-2010 12:32 PM
    study habits
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    09-08-2010 12:32 PM Go to last post
  2. Working mom finds it hard to kick the school volunteer habit

    An excerpt from the column Working mom finds it hard to kick the school volunteer habit by Petula Dvorak:I remember the day I hit bottom: I was a...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-08-2010 11:04 AM
    school volunteering
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,160
    09-08-2010 11:04 AM Go to last post
  3. Kindergarten: It's the new first grade

    An excerpt from the Chicago Tribune article by Nara Schoenberg:Forget cookies and milk, nap time and finger painting. Kindergarten has gotten serious...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-07-2010 09:28 AM
    kindergarten
    • Replies: 0
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    09-07-2010 09:28 AM Go to last post
  4. In a New Role, Teachers Move to Run Schools

    An excerpt from the N.Y. Times article by Winnie Hu:Shortly after landing at Malcolm X Shabazz High School as a Teach for America recruit, Dominique...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-07-2010 09:16 AM
    teachers
    • Replies: 0
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    09-07-2010 09:16 AM Go to last post
  5. How engaged are you in your child's education?

    A lot of attention has been focused on teachers lately with the L.A. Times brouhaha and all. The article The Untouchables in Education Reform,...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-03-2010 01:38 PM
    parent involvement
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,602
    09-03-2010 01:38 PM Go to last post
  6. When Does Holding Teachers Accountable Go Too Far?

    An excerpt from the N.Y. Times article by David Leonhardt:The start of the school year brings another one of those nagging, often unquenchable...

    Started by theschoolboards, 09-03-2010 11:12 AM
    new york, teacher evaluations
    • Replies: 0
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    09-03-2010 11:12 AM Go to last post
  7. The surprising thing teachers want from parents

    Excerpts from the guest post by Daniel Willingham, a psychology professor at the University of Virginia, for Washington Post's The Answer Sheet:To...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-30-2010 09:13 AM
    dc, dc schools
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,275
    08-30-2010 09:13 AM Go to last post
  8. What if 'English Only' Isn't Wrong? (WSJ)

    An excerpt from the WSJ article by Evan R. Goldstein, a staff editor at The Chronicle of Higher Education:On the campaign trail in 2008, Barack Obama...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-24-2010 01:55 PM
    bilingual, immersion
    • Replies: 0
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    08-24-2010 01:55 PM Go to last post
  9. Should teachers be paid for performance?

    An excerpt from the SF Chronicle column by Robert Freeman, who teaches history and economics at Los Altos High School:Should teachers be paid for...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-24-2010 08:56 AM
    bay area public, san francisco, sf public
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,908
    08-24-2010 08:56 AM Go to last post
  10. It's just a myth: 'underpaid' teachers (Chicago Sun-Times)

    An excerpt from the Chicago Sun-Times column by Betsy Hart: The Hollywood version of the overworked, underpaid teacher is the mother's milk of the...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-20-2010 02:09 PM
    chicago
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,810
    08-20-2010 02:09 PM Go to last post
  11. When Parents Push to Repeat a Grade

    I came across the article, When Parents Push to Repeat a Grade, today in the Wall Street Journal. The piece talks about how more parents are holding...

    Started by theschoolboards, 08-11-2010 10:34 PM
    child development
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,436
    08-11-2010 10:34 PM Go to last post

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