As high school students prepare to make decisions about their future careers, they should not assume they have to focus only on the subjects they are best at, a Purdue University career and technical education expert says.
The type of institution best suited to your child depends on his or her individual needs and talents. Your child can begin focusing on the choice of a college by considering the following questions...
It's important to let your children know how proud you are of their accomplishments, whether it's winning second place in the spelling bee or entering the first grade. Show them in ways big or small, from a special dinner out (or in) to framing their feat and hanging it at eye level -- their eye level.
Graduating from high school is a milestone event in a young person's life, and usually a very, very happy one. The only problem is that it can get a little too happy, with many kids celebrating this transition to adulthood (term used loosely) with drinking and drugs. Throw in driver's licenses and cars and the result is that one of the greatest days in a teen's life is also one of the most dangerous. Parents need to be aware of this to provide their ex-seniors with safe alternatives.
Cap and gown ceremonies for Kindergartners? Sometimes, I wonder if we've gone too far.
There's never been a better time than now to to start putting some money aside for baby for college! Here's a look at some of the options available to help you choose the best for your family.
School is winding down, and it's time to thank your child's teachers for another year of tough duty. But before getting out your credit card, stop for a moment. Don't give your child's favorite teacher yet another coffee mug! There are a lot of wonderful and creative ways to express your gratitude that don't involve a ceramic cup with a handle.
Small class size in elementary school raises the likelihood that children will graduate from high school, a new study finds. The researchers say this is especially true for students from low-income homes.
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