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Son will not do homework, has failing grades, had to go to summer school to keep up with his class and still thinks he can get into college and law school and become a judge.
For some reason, I can't seem to concentrate and I'm really stressed out about this. As a result, my grades are suffering and I'm frustrated. I'm also worried about upcoming final exams for this semester.
My husband and I lived in a city where the public school system was terrible so I have homeschooled my children since day one. But he was recently transferred with his job and now we live in another state.
My 10-year-old son is in the fourth grade. He has an attitude problem and I can't seem to get through to him. The teacher gave him two pages of rules to follow and he isn't following them.
Parents trying to teach often leave children feeling alone, intimidated and humiliated.
It's mid July and my daughter is enjoying an unstructured summer, oblivious of the clock. I am trying to condition her now for the start of school, which is actually in just three weeks.
Teachers are susceptible to stress and as such, often take it out on students in the classroom. Here is a simple method for helping your child cope.
Facebook poses some dangers for children whose parents are not diligently involved in teaching them properly.
Disorganized children have more trouble in school and at home because they keep waiting later and later to study. They become stressed and panicked over what they need to study for a test or the homework or project they must complete, all because th
The Princeton Review Guidelines for when high school students should begin preparing to take the PSAT, SAT and ACT college admissions tests are more than a decade old and inadequate for today's junior high and high school students.
Regardless of how bright a child is, there is something that neither parents nor teachers are able to control - natural development.
The 'Why' of school uniforms or a school dress code is more important than the clothes.
Homework once was beneficial for children. Instead of being what it should be, it has become a joke in this country.
Home schooling can be a wonderful experience. However, many students face difficulties making the transition to a traditional school environment.
Michelle Rhee's attempt to change the education system in America is a Sisyphean challenge.
Oxford and Cambridge ask odd, unusual questions of prospective students yet U.S. education leaders hold on to the old paradigm.