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New Beginnings….

The 2021-2022 school year is well underway, and it is being met with mixed emotions. Anxiety, excitement, stress, fear, joy, worry – and this is …

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Santillana will now offer Advantages’ High School Dual Diploma, CTE, and other programs for Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking learners across Latin America Madrid, Spain – Sept. …

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One Word: Mindset

A simple premise that can significantly shape our lives can be narrowed down to one word: mindset. Mindset influences how you think, feel and behave …

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School Choices: Remote, Virtual, or Homeschool and How to Choose

The last year has been difficult for all of us for a number of reasons, but it has been particularly hard on our school-aged children. …

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A New Era of Playing Sports in College

Endorsements, compensations, sponsorships, social media. This summer, NCAA began allowing students athletes to profit off their own personas. This has not been done before. It …

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4 Ways to Advocate for Mental Health

According to the latest data from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, around 1 in 5 US adults — or 51.5 million people — are affected …

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Six Minutes

Just Six Minutes of Reading Makes All the Difference. Being a product of the 80s, when I hear six minutes, I immediately begin reciting the …

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Wrapping Up Summer and Heading Back to School for Fall 2021

One thing is certain regardless of the zip code in which we reside: There is uncertainty on what to expect as we countdown the days …

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Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Naomi Osaka withdrew from the French Open, citing mental health issues. Michael Phelps is on billboards as a spokesperson for the online therapy program Talkspace. …

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Academic Recovery Begins Here

The Academic Crisis We are finally winning the war against COVID, however another battle is emerging: the achievement gap as a result of the pandemic. …

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How To Start A Micro School

Micro Schools AKA Pandemic Pods Our World is Reeling Our world is reeling from fallout of the pandemic, the effects of which will ripple for …

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To Test or Not to Test: ACT/SAT in the World of College Admissions

With the pandemic has come great anxiety about how to approach the college admissions process. Our current seniors are the most affected, and this leaves …

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