Tag Archives: Parental Involvement

Prepare the Student for the Path, not vice versa

A few summers ago, as I strolled along a pool deck in Moraga, CA, awaiting the start of one of my youngest son’s USA Water Polo 14U Junior Olympic qualification games, I noticed a powerful statement posted on one of … Continue reading

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College For Everyone?

Posting a comment I made at MotherJones.com in response to the following article. *************************** Guess What? Pretending That Everyone Should Go to College Turns Out Not to Work —By Kevin Drum | Wed Apr. 18, 2012 8:45 AM PDT *************************************************** MODIFIED … Continue reading

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Social Distortion (Part 2)

This is a follow-on post to Social Distortion (Part 1).  Part 2 serves as an “update” to my initial comments to Alexander Russo‘s post titled Comparisons: The “PISA Myth” Everyone Loves containing an excerpt from The amazing truth about PISA scores: USA beats Western … Continue reading

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