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Educational Link Round-Up

1. What College Admissions Offices Really Want “Elite schools say they’re looking for academic excellence and diversity. But their thirst for tuition revenue means that wealth trumps all.” 2. Elementary Reading Strategies That Really Work “We know that learning how to read is ... Read More

 

Educational Link Round-Up

1. College Board Backtracks on ‘Adversity Score’ “The College Board abandoned its plan to capture the socioeconomic profile of students with a single score, opting instead to provide admission officers with bulleted information about a student's high school and neighborhood and make ... Read More

 

Monday Link Roundup (December 4)

How to Get Your Mind to Read If you have a child who can technically read but who struggles to make sense of what they're reading, this article is for you. Reading for understanding doesn't just require sounding out words on a page - it also requires having enough factual knowledge to fill in. ... Read More

 

Monday Link Roundup (October 9)

Why the Back-to-School Season Feels Like the New Year-Even for Adults Even if you weren't the one going back to school, did September still feel like a fresh start for you? Here's why. 10 Tips for Creating a Fertile Environment for Kids' Creativity and Growth This is a practice we strongly ... Read More

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