Post in: How do you deal with "back-to-school blues"? September 30, 2010
My son was ready to return to school, mostly to see his friends. Buying a few new things like clothing and a notebook got him excited about returning.... More »
Post in: How important is it that a school has a great principal? September 23, 2010
Very important -- they inspire the teachers, set the tone for the school administration, help organize the parents. They can make all the difference... More »
Post in: How important are graduation rates to you when choosing a high school? September 15, 2010
Absolutely one of the many metrics I'd consider when considering a school for my kid. Other metrics would include % of kids going on to college,... More »
Post in: How important is learning a second language? September 2, 2010
Very important -- the US is much more diverse, and being fluent in more than one language opens up more doors and career opportunities.
Post in: Should schools adopt zero-tolerance policies about junk food on campus? September 2, 2010
No, they should simply strive for really healthy choices.