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New Leaders for Troubled Schools

New Leaders for Troubled SchoolsIn recent years Frank W. Ballou Senior High School in Washington, D. C., has suffered some well-publicized traumas, including the on-campus murder of a 17-year-old and a deliberate mercury contamination by students that forced the school to close for a month. Meanwhile, barely 3 percent of students scored “proficient” in reading, and just under 10 percent (more…)

The Charter Movement

The Charter MovementCharter Schools in Action: Renewing Public Education by Chester E. Finn Jr., Bruno V. Manno, & Gregg Vanourek

Princeton University Press, 2000; $27.95; 288 pages

As reviewed by Bruce Fuller

The robust charter school movement is one of the most intriguing civic revivals of the past decade. It is as though the ex-bowling partners of Robert Putnam’s (more…)

What is expected from a candidate preparing a thesis or dissertation?

What is expected from a candidate preparing a thesis or dissertation?If you are going to prepare a good thesis or dissertation then you must know first of all what is expected from a candidate who is preparing a thesis or dissertation

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Beating Bad Habits

Beating Bad HabitsAs a parent, you know you have your work cut out for you. What with getting your kids washed, fed, and to school and back every day, it's a busy job. But when the child you're raising to be a healthy, happy adult suddenly can't seem to get his fingernails out of his mouth, or her knuckles from constantly cracking, it's enough to make any hard-working (more…)

Youth Risk Behaviors

Youth Risk BehaviorsAdolescents living in high-poverty urban settings face complex challenges to their health and futures. These include pressures to engage in risk behaviors such as violence and early sexual initiation. The Center for Research on High Risk Behaviors in EDC’s Health and Human Development Programs (HHD) recently published three articles describing findings from the Reach (more…)

How and When to Teach Phonemic Awareness

How and When to Teach Phonemic AwarenessWhy is phonemic awareness important?

If children cannot hear and manipulate the sounds (phonemes) in spoken words, they will have a very difficult time in learning how to attach these sounds to letters and letter combinations. The lack of phonemic awareness is the most important causal factor contributing to children with reading disabilities. (Adams, (more…)

Importance of History in our life

Importance of History in our lifeWhen the working day is over and you have spare time to sit in the living room in front of the TV with a cup of hot chocolate, we think about the events that happen during the day and the things that we didna€™t manage to do. We may regret or file genuine happiness and satisfaction, but everything we do is in the past, its history. Nobody will reject the fact that history is one of the most (more…)

HOW TO PREPARE FOR A TEST

HOW TO PREPARE FOR A TESTBy Brian Stocker

Preparing for a test can be an agonizing experience. There are just so many things you have to remember, so many things to memorize and so many things to read. One way of making preparation for a test easier is to understand the type of the test that will be taking. How to prepare for a test can be much easier to answer when you know what type of test to prepare (more…)

Your 4th Grader’s Social Life

Your 4th Grader's Social LifeFor most kids, the transition to fourth grade is like merging into a social fast lane. Gone are the comforts of early elementary social stability: here to stay (for a while!) are gossiping, teasing, and unblinking peer scrutiny. A fourth grader’s love of labels leads to pigeonholing from others, as terms such as “athletic,” “loser,” and the ever important (more…)

Types of History?

Types of History?Human history is the outcome of working of factors like political, economic and religious, all of which making simultaneously. Philosophy of topics and aptitudes of the historians or authors make a richness in variety of history. Related Articles Futures – The Purpose, Types, and History of Future Contracts Delete History Files Internet Explorer History Location How To Delete Internet History (more…)