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Reports Indicate Kids Get Too Much Homework – Are Parents Partially to Blame?

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So as the Back to School Monster rears its ugly head, it is not necessary for parents to cringe in despair. Parents should be partners with teachers in the education equation, and that means parents speaking up and telling a teacher when the homework is too much. Read More »

Schools Need To Teach More Than Academic Subjects

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It is not enough for our children to become academically adept anymore – they need to know how to get through school and move on to a life where they can be successful and happy adults. Read More »

Interview: Dr. Liane Brouillette, Author of ‘Help Your Child to Thrive: Making the Best of a Struggling Public Education System’

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"After writing two academic books about public schools, I recognized there was a need for a book that would explain these same issues to a broader audience." Read More »

Study Shows Happiness in School Leads to Better Grades – But Should We Care About the Grades?

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Sit with your own children at dinner and, after asking about homework and tests, ask the more pertinent question: “Were you happy today?” Read More »

Hometown Heroes: School Music Programs and the Brain

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Music education helps children's brains develop, and has benefits for children with autism and other disabilities. Read More »

The Impossible Candidate

The GOP's search for a sensible and intelligent candidate who supports the GOP's crazy and stupid positions. Read More »

School Meals Lifeline At Risk in Drought-Ravaged Kenya

Now is the time to act to keep an already tragic situation from becoming much worse. Read More »

Interview: Catholic Relief Services in Afghanistan

It is the war against poverty in Afghanistan which is often overlooked. Read More »

The Three Way Attack on Texas Public Education; Part Three: Charter Schools and Vouchers

Third and final post about the three-way attack on Texas Public Education. Read More »

The Three Way Attack on Texas Public Education; Part Two: Immigration

Part two of a three part series related to the political attacks on Texas public education. Read More »