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The new SAT will soon arrive on a wave of bold promises. The College Board has said its redesigned admission test would contain “no more mysteries.” Instead of being a riddle to solve, it would correspond with high-school curriculums and better reflect what students have learned. The pitch sounds good. But is it true? In […]

Common Core: Standard Children? – We cannot wish away our biological limitations because we find them inconvenient.

The Key to Modernizing Education – “The gateways we have in education . . . have a huge influence . . .”

How the Arts Prepare for a Life’s Work in any Discipline – Including Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Got this from the Common Application Website! Here are the new 2015-2016 Common Application Essay Prompts! Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. The lessons we take from failure can […]

What I’m liking right now: “There’s more to life than likes”

So Much for “Friends” – Social & Mobile Video Update! – Under 2 minute Video

“Thwart Institutional Cowardice” – Congratulations Vicki Abeles for Raising Funds for next film “Beyond Measure”

Calculating Your Expected

Millions of families will soon fill out the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. This will help colleges determine how much they may be able to give students in federal scholarships, grants and loans based on the families Expected Family Contribution (EFC) number. Most parents have no idea what their Expected Family Contribution […]