Parents

November 2011

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College: Debt too damn high - Should I stay or should I go?

Should I Stay or Should I go? Another bubble about to pop? Read more
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Teachers: Don't Leave Out the Parents

"I think we should start assuming that parents are truly on our side and not someone who is out to get us." Read more
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"Why Can't Playgrounds Look More Like This?"

"Because a playground doesn't have to cost a million bucks and come in a box. In fact, it's better if it doesn't." Read more
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Thugs In The Locker Room: Listen To The "Culture Of Silence"

" . . . sports columnist Sally Jenkins wrote about the swagger of young male athletes and the culture of silence that protects their thuggish locker-room behavior." Read more
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Why Our Kids Don't Get Math

Three surprising reasons why and how it may change our idea of "rigor". Guest Post. Read more
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Parents as Role Models in Fighting Obesity

Now, a study in today's Journal of the American Medical Association finds that heavy teens often gain a lot more weight in their 20s. Half of obese adolescent girls . . . Read more
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