Mandatory High School Attendance to 18 years?

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I just heard about President Obama’s proposal for all states
to require mandatory high school attendance to age 18-years old. It’s
currently16-years old in most states.

 

I can’t help but gasp at the understanding gap–make that …

Help! My Child’s Not Reading at Grade Level! Part 2

Part 1 of this article ended with the question: What’s the matter with basing a curriculum
on reading level?

 

What is the matter is that many, many 9 and 10-year olds (as
many as 4
0% of t

Help! My Child’s Not Reading at Grade Level! Part 1

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I recently assessed the reading skills of three bright,
capable third graders. They have been identified as “at risk readers”, which
means they are slated to be told that they are not reading well enough for what…

Learning Success – Your Personal Style

SumnerDavenport.jpgFor years I have advocated for self-investment rather than self-improvement…I like sharing introductions to people who assist us in investing in ourselves. Sumner Davenport, Solutions Consultant

Sumner and I connected on Facebook a couple of weeks ago.