Member since: September 2009
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I live in Kenmore WA with my husband and a 16 year old teenager. My older son just moved to Puyallup WA to start college. The issues that move me revolve around public education, the high drop out rate, and successful transitions from high school to the real world. I have a lot of knowledge about the wide range of options for keeping our kids in school and achieving success after graduation.
Post in: Son Has Severe Anxiety About High School Need Suggestions September 16, 2009
Perhaps check into online public high school? My son is 16 and hated the smells, noise, and pressure of the traditional public school. He is now... More »
Post in: My son's teacher publicly humiliated him, what should we do? September 16, 2009
I also recommend that you and your son schedule a meeting with the teacher to discuss the issue. Be respectful and listen to the teacher's report.... More »
Post in: does anyone have a high schooler that is leaving regular high school and going into alternative high school September 16, 2009
I am from Kenmore WA. What kind of alternative high school are you considering? Public traditional high school just doesn't work for many kids.... More »
Post in: Being a College Graduate is Not Necessarily the Only Measure of Success September 16, 2009
Healthy11: An optional Grade 13 to transition to adulthood is a great idea! There are plenty of post-high school pathways, besides university,... More »
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