Articles on School Issues - Page 4


Finding the Right College

Parents: Please note that this column is meant to be shared with your teenager. Okay, you made it through that dreaded junior year, the supposedly make-or-break year that colleges...
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Do the Write Thing

At the first parent-teacher night we attended when our older son entered kindergarten, the teacher took a poll: “How many of you consider yourselves to be readers?” Almost every...
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Moving Mid-Year with Teens

The conventional wisdom about moving mid-year, or moving at all, when kids are in high school is “don’#8221; But it isn’t that simple. Job opportunities don’t always happen conveniently...
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ADHD and Gender

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is more commonly diagnosed in boys than girls, but research into ADHD in adulthood suggests an almost equal balance between men and women. About...
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Keeping Your Child in Mind

A 3-year-old is happily playing on the floor near his mommy’s feet as she works on her laptop.  Unknowingly, she knocks a ballpoint pen onto the floor.  The little...
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