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2012-08-20 15:04:43

The way legislators, experts and other opinion leaders discuss the role of parents and schools in reducing educational inequalities has changed dramatically since the Elementary and Secondary Education Act first passed in 1965. Put simply, parents were viewed as part of the problem then, with schools seen as the solution. In recent years, with No Child Left Behind and more school choice options, these roles have flipped. "There has been a continued focus on reducing educational...

2012-06-07 23:01:55

Test Prep Authority, an SAT and ACT resource center founded by renowned test prep expert Anthony-James Green, has just launched a new "Test Prep Checklist" system, and is currently offering it for free to all visiting students and their parents. The system aims to create a stress-free way for parents to monitor their children's progress while also staying out of their hair, creating a seamless and automatic way for families going through the test prep process to live in relative harmony....

2012-05-29 23:02:07

Test Prep Authority, an online resource center for families undergoing the SAT and ACT process, has just released its Test Prep Method to all of its members for free. Created by one of the best SAT and ACT tutors in the country, The Test Prep Method provides families with a bulletproof, step-by-step method for attaining better scores in less time. Users can sign up for their free Test Prep Method action steps by visiting the Test Prep Authority website. New York, New York (PRWEB) May 29,...

2012-01-17 16:00:00

Innovative website combines fun and learning to boost academic performance Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 Test anxiety is virtually universal among students, reports the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).Some students do not struggle with the actual academic material. These students may experience test anxiety or a lack of preparedness that can actually hurt test performance, even among students knowledgeable about the material covered on the exam. TellyQuiz can also...

2011-11-08 22:22:29

Study of math and reading scores indicate daily focus can bring success A new study from the University of Missouri shows that children who are abused can return to school and do well academically if teachers can help them control their emotions, pay attention to detail and stay motivated. “The first step, of course, is for teachers to watch for signs and stop the abuse to the child,” said Stephen Whitney, associate professor in the Department of Educational, School and...

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