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The Benefits of Failure

The Benefits of Failure

Failure and disappointment teach important life lessons that can help kids grow. Plus, JK Rowling on the Fringe Benefits of Failure

October 2014
Friends Schools Keep the Peace

Friends Schools Keep the Peace

What parents can learn from Quaker methods of peaceful conflict resolution used at area Friends schools. Plus, a list of Delaware Valley Friends schools.

October 2014
Academic Competitions: Go for the Gold

Academic Competitions: Go for the Gold

Why Academic Quiz bowl kids, Mathletes and spelling bee whizzes find academic competitions to be a win win.

October 2014
Safe School Spot Check

Safe School Spot Check

Hallmarks of a safe school and classroom environment

October 2014
School Supplies: How Much Do They Cost?

School Supplies: How Much Do They Cost?

How much are parents (and teachers) spending on school supplies in 2014?

September 2014
College Savings Strategies

College Savings Strategies

The best college savings strategies, from a 529 to rebate programs

September 2014
Get Involved: Parent Volunteers

Get Involved: Parent Volunteers

22 ways to get involved and volunteer at your kids' school.

September 2014
Technology in Schools

Technology in Schools

Teachers at area schools rely on classroom technology in the form of iPads, laptops and open source software for digital learning.

September 2014
Study Skills

Study Skills

Expert tips to teach kids good study habits and how to stop cramming for a test.

September 2014
Common Core Pros & Cons

Common Core Pros & Cons

Educational experts and parents weigh in on the strengths and weaknesses of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

September 2014
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