Resident room and board can exceed 50K at exclusive schools, and a growing trend works in the face of the neediest students who wish to attend. Diversity is a valuable consideration, but schools are faced with economic realities that skew the way they distribute aid. Rather than issuing high-levels of aid to needy students who can afford to contribute very little toward the cost of education, some private high schools are instead offering tuition offsets to wealthy people. Applicants who are of sufficient means to cover large portions of tuition expenses are given financial aid bumps to push them the rest of the way.
A Question of Excellence How do you define "excellence?
A Neighborly Christmas A cheerful little article to leave you in a Christmasy mood. Loosening Up Your family life may be run by schedules, and that's great, but summer is the time to loosen up. Back to Christian Homeschool The secular culture is trying to remake homeschooling in its own image.
Time to get back to Christian homeschooling! Keeping Peace at Home How can we have "the peace that passes understanding" in our homeschools. There's More to Family "You're wasting your life spending so much time with your family. Wordly Wisdom Teach your children knowledge, but don't neglect to teach them wisdom as well.
Marion Kester Coombs How to Not Raise a Slacker Kid One of my favorite writers, Marion Kester Coombs, explains why kids today often want to be slackers instead of scholars, and what we can do about it. Here's why family music is great! Martin Cothran explains the essentials of this old but newly popular homeschool method.
How homeschooling improves the quality of the public schools. College instructor Michelle Dalrymple tells us what she learned about the difference between traditionally schooled and homeschooled students.
Your First College Class Michelle Dalrymple shares hints on how to make a good impression from the first day of class.
Grandpa Was a Gem How one grandpa made homeschool great. Ellyn Davis From Homeschool to Home Business Ellyn Davis shares what she's learned about starting your own business and where to find help. Richard Driggers shows how to accelerate learning skills by playing this classic game.
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|The Odessa File: Schools of Schuyler County||It takes a special kind of patience to teach middle school, and particularly seventh grade.|
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How to Teach Worldview Cathy Duffy explains how to add worldview education to your already busy homeschool curriculum. Samuel Francis A Foundation This nationally syndicated columnist talks about building up the New Republic.
Lisa Gard unveils the possibility that some supposed cases of ADD can be cured by an optometrist. Brittany Glenny How to Pick a Piano Teacher Learn to tell a good piano teacher from a bad one and even how to start your own piano teaching business.
How to Start Tricia Goyer explains how to get your kids started in community service Pat Graves Library Attack! Going to the library with lots of young kids can be Elise Griffith Homeschooling a Gifted Child Elise Griffith tells about how she and her husband managed the education of their gifted child.
Ken Ham Evolution is Obsolete The dirty little secret textbooks forget to mention: Evolution is a theory without a mechanism.
Does your textbook teach sciencePA Homeschoolers magazine, edited by Susan Richman, has been published since It is full of personal stories by homeschooling parents and children, reviews of homeschooling resources, information about online classes, and updates about legal issues surrounding homeschooling in .
Explore the best schools in your area based on rigorous analysis of key statistics and millions of reviews from students and parents using data from the U.S. Department of Education. Scholarships: No Comments: Singing, dancing, acting, costumes and stagecraft, taught by musical theatre professionals.
Over two weeks, campers learn healthy vocal technique, develop poise and coordination, explore acting skills and improvisational games, rehearse scenes, make costumes, design the set and put on a show.
Let’s be honest, seventh grade is a unique year in a child’s (and a teacher’s) life. It takes a special kind of patience to teach middle school, and particularly seventh grade.
The Fountainhead Essay Contest: High school juniors can read Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead and write an essay on one of three topics. Prizes range from $50 to $10, Prizes range from $50 to $10, Contest open to middle schoolers, high schoolers and college students to write an Ayn Rand-themed essay for cash prizes.
Cassini Scientist for a Day Essay Contest Students grades 5 to 12 write an essay of up to words, with winning schools invited to participate in a teleconference with Cassini scientists.