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Our Future

Ask an educator: Why is there a big age gap in my child’s classroom?

After my previous column on advancing or widening a child’s education with more challenging experiences, I received a number of messages and questions from parents who are interested in this topic. I invite you all to join my Facebook group for Parents on which we discuss these types of issues. I have received a number of

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Our Future

Make your back-to-school transition the smart way

As announcements for back-to-school sales bombard us in every direction, it is time to get ready to leave the lazy days of summer and begin a new school year. While we think of school primarily for the academic purposes it serves, it is also where your child develops as a person and socially. To that

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NextGen

Ask the educator: Can privilege become a problem?

Recently, The College Board, the company that produces the SAT and related tests, announced that it would be utilizing an “Environmental Context Dashboard” (known in the popular press as an “adversity score”) to help college admissions officers better understand a student’s SAT score in the context of his/her home and school environments. This dashboard gives

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Our Future

Ask an educator: What the college admissions scandal can teach us about parenting

As news continues to surface regarding the college admissions scandal recently brought to light, the revelations have become even more salacious and unbelievable. It’s hard to imagine Aunt Becky from “Full House” participating in such an unethical scheme. The reaction from the general population has been sadness for other deserving students, perhaps their own children,

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