Homework Helpers

Parents are stepping aside, relegating what once was seen as a mom and/or dad imperative to a relative stranger known as a homework helper.   Really–and not to be confused with a tutor. A tutor comes to the task with a specific expertise or two.  For instance,...

The School Trend of Bypassing Failure

Many of us believe that failure is highly underrated, that inherent in a dismal showing are lessons to be learned.  But in a number of districts across the country, failure’s reach is limited by design. For instance, many Texas districts establish minimum grades...