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May 03, 2016

Hundreds Of Dads Show Up To High-Five Students, Boost Morale Before Exams
It's amazing how men will rally around a common cause and that morning it was about our children.

Read this article. You will almost certainly agree that the WATCH D.O.G.S. program is fantastic, no criticism for it. That said, why are elementary school students worried at all about testing week? I applaud the dads for getting involved and being there for their children, I just wish the pressure of the tests were not heaped upon these kids.

3 Red Flags for Parents About Teens’ College Readiness
Parents should be concerned if their teen isn't reading enough - a crucial skill for college success, one teacher says.

Are our teens ready to start college? The International Center for Leadership in Education published statistics saying that a large percentage of teens are not. This article presents three red-flags that teachers and parents can look for to determine if teens are truly college ready.

Do Smartphones Have a Place in the Classroom?
From middle schools to colleges, cellphones adverse effects on student achievement may outweigh their potential as a learning tool.



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