The controversy over race and admissions at elite educational institutions is heating up. Harvard University is under pressure to stop discriminating against Asian-Americans, who make up a smaller percentage of its student body (22.2 percent) than their grades and test scores would warrant.
Keep on top of everything this school year with some help from these useful apps, sites and tools. These resources will keep all of your students’ assignments in order, and you’ll be able to more easily contact your children’s teachers.
First-time college students and parents of first-time college students can get quite stressed when thinking of all the changes that are going to take place. As a recent college grad, I have some tips to help get you through this transitional time.
Joel Daniel Harris knows that middle schoolers have it rough. But the founder and “executive dreamer” of TomTod Ideas also knows that in spite of all the awkward growing pains, those kids are bursting with great ideas.
I’m hanging on for one more year. My youngest is about to begin her last year of preschool, so just one year left before all three of my children will be in school all day. Truth is, we could have pushed her. Her birthday falls right at the cutoff, so she’d technically be old enough this year for kindergarten.
The school bell is about to beckon kids back to the classroom. Are they ready? These books can help students and parents prepare and provide assistance to the entire family after school is in session. One text even offers an entertaining bit of “postgraduate” education.