The Dreaded Return to School

The Dreaded Return to School

Find a quiet spot in your house and listen carefully. If you pay attention, you may be able to hear the collective groan of students across the country upset about having to return to school. The end of summer vacation can be a relief for parents. But for students, it...

Goodbye Michelle Rhee

If you have been paying attention, then by now you know that Washington, D.C., Public School Chancellor Michelle Rhee resigned her position. She is the controversial leader who decided to fire more than 200 teachers for poor performance this year, a move that is...

Avoid Summer Learning Loss

Washingtonpost.com published an article yesterday about the “Summer Brain Drain”.  This is the amount of knowledge that students lose during the summer months.  Many parents are concerned about the possible loss in progress of reading but what some may not...