Tag: school


Deeply Humiliating Columbia Graduation

Deeply Humiliating Columbia Graduation Emma Sulkowicz has made a name for herself by carrying a 50lb mattress wherever she had to go on campus. She did this for her last year at Columbia University. Carrying the mattress around was part of her senior thesis, Mattress Performance (Carry That Weight). What prompted Sulkowicz to execute this […]

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Is Your Child Ready For Preschool?

Is Your Child Ready For Preschool? Among the many hard decisions parents will face in the first few years of their child’s life, is the question of preschool. Most preschools start accepting children when they reach 2 1/2 years old, but that doesn’t always mean your child is ready. The readiness of a child about […]

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Dress Code Violations More Disruptive than the Violations Themselves

Dress Code Violations More Disruptive than the Violations Themselves It seems that at least once a month we hear that a student has been punished for violating the dress code and because of an outfit that the school deemed inappropriate. Here are some of the more ridiculous examples of dress code violations that have taken […]

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Unschooling: A New Controversial Approach To Schools

Getting Unschooled You’ve probably heard of “homeschooling” but have you heard of “unschooling?” The Washington Post interviewed a family that unschools their children, the Hewitts. The Hewitt family has two boys, Fin and Rye, which receive minimal formal education each day, their father estimates that they probably get less than two hours a day of […]

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Whether Or Not A Tutor Is Right For Your Child

Whether Or Not A Tutor Is Right For Your Child The notion of tutoring, whether it’s because your child needs to catch up, keep up or just simply get ahead on their daily performance in school, is nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, tutoring has been around for a very long time. Two bright […]

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Pros and Cons of Boarding Schools

A boarding school experience can be greatly beneficial to a student or it can be something that seems to fail.  The biggest determinate in the outcome of boarding is school is how the student rises to the challenges that they face along the way.  Boarding school encourages students to learn on a number of different […]

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