Studies show that parents who check homework, attend school meetings, discuss school activities, and read to their children have a more powerful influence on their child’s achievement than anything that schools can do. Conversations within the home are important in developing learning readiness as well. Those conversations should include two-way, adult-child conversations and discussions about things like numbers, counting, and spatial concepts (big/small, left/right, etc).
University of California president wants to offer guaranteed admission to qualified community college studentsMarch 13, 2018
“The move would expand a program currently in place at six of the nine undergraduate UC campuses — Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, Santa Barbara and Santa Cruz — called Transfer Admissions Guarantee for students transferring from the state’s community colleges.” Read the article here.
25 Colleges With ‘No Student Loans’March 9, 2018
These colleges have ‘no loans’ financial aid policies to help undergraduates pay for school. Check out this website for those 25 colleges.
Walkouts, Marches and the Desire to ‘Do Something’: What You Need to Know About Stoneman Douglas ActivismMarch 9, 2018
“Here’s what you need to know—and what you can do, no matter your situation.” A helpful article to read.