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olfashdeb May 9, 2008


My son's headmaster wants to limit the time to 1 half an hour beyond the class time after school.

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healthy11 May 9, 2008


Time-and-a-half seems most common... Even the College Board (who administers the SAT) uses that guideline for their ordinary...

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Diane2teen February 11, 2009


Tottaly agree with healthy11.

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mclayborn May 13, 2008


I have a daughter in high school. Earlier this week she came home with a "passion mark" on her neck. She says she got this when she...

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john815 January 15, 2009


this is the most obvious thing in high school right now. Hugging the everywhere. Kissing is made by the student' decision.... More »

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tobbyandlui January 16, 2009


Some schools are lacking of student supervision, kids are still outside when bell rings, students walking off the school... More »

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Lenubienne September 8, 2009


rob6188- you are absolutely correct, and I thought your blog could have even been longer! =) I would certainly recommend... More »

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timhenry December 22, 2009


Some of the online programs can be very useful. Some even have videos of experienced teachers leading the child through... More »

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Luv_BN_Mom June 5, 2008


My daughter will attend middle school in the fall and I am scared out of my wits.  I am not fond of the school in the district that she...

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christianvalU May 18, 2009


We are in the same situation. We have had the Sheriff come to our home after we called them when 2 bullies followed our... More »

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rmsfld48 July 16, 2009


Unfortunately, you have to choose not to use what the government is giving away with your tax dollars. If you happen... More »

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Parent6 June 5, 2008


Much has been written about standards, high-stake testing, values, remedial programs, no child left behind, etc.   Applying the information...

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user5580457 June 5, 2014


I agree with DJParrish. Educating children is a team effort. As a person who worked as a Paraprofessional in the schools...I... More »

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user5687757 September 6, 2014


you should check out Memorial Private High School

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mclayborn June 18, 2008


I don't know about anyone else, but the florida FCAT has held me hostage for the last 10 years. My child is going into 10th grade this year,...

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emyers October 16, 2009


I haven't posted in awhile but I would just like to bring a point home. My daughter is now in 11th grade. Her... More »

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topsmom October 16, 2009


I posted this reply to another parent concerned about FCAT - but it applies here also: It is so sad when a student... More »

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MagnetMom July 16, 2008


The LA Times recently reported on an Orange County, CA school that had its AP scores invalidated due to inconsistencies and that story is located...

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healthy11 May 7, 2009


OesSista, I've not heard of anyone else this has happened to, so I'm not sure what to do. When the College Board said... More »

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back2bkc November 12, 2009


Educational Testing Service (ETS) which administers the SATs and AP exams, recently discarded the perfect 5 Calculus scores... More »

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k_bullock09 July 21, 2008


I am almost 18 and a high school senor, and the concept of applying to college baffles and terrifies me. I have always done exceptionally well in... More » 

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DearBabs October 3, 2008


It's definitely a scary time in our economy, but that should not stop you from pursuing a college education. Your education... More »

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healthy11 May 10, 2009


I just saw from a recent post that you've been accepted to UCLA ~ Congrats! There's no doubt that CA universities are... More »

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MagnetMom July 31, 2008


The Great Schools library has some incredible reads for parents of college bound students (and even high school students planning for college). ...

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MagnetMom March 14, 2009


Mary Beth Marklein's blog on USA Today covers a lot of ground for the college set. The URL is way too long,... More »

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shrios August 2, 2009


Parents of high school juniors and seniors should check out http://www.morethangrades.com This site offers all sorts... More »

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Momof3inTulsa August 12, 2008


I caught my daughter lying about her age with a myspace page and did my best to "shut her down" by standing over her and making her delete her profile,... More » 

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Child_Of_Ra May 2, 2009


JrHighMom We originally found PC Pandora because my 9 year old daughter (now 11) was using her once trusted kid... More »

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Cinthiamom May 3, 2009


Of cause, Ez Internet Timer helps me to control my kids Internet activity and parental controls are an important... More »


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