Neither Rain, nor Sleet, nor Snow…Standardized Tests Still Go On

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We’ve gone from a media storm surrounding the University of Miami Hurricanes to extensive coverage of Hurricane Irene. Though many of you may still be coping with floods and wind damage, time marches on and your child’s registration deadlines and test dates grow ever nearer. When we speak of test dates, most students and parents immediately think of the SAT and the ACT (see our SAT and ACT … [Read more...]

Under Pressure

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The 2011 Women’s World Cup was heralded as one of the most exciting sporting events in history – and rightfully so. After all, the event had everything: close games, passionate players, headers, shootouts, and behind it all, a tsunami. But the real reason that the Women’s World Cup has become such an exciting event is the fact that more and more countries are putting effort into developing strong … [Read more...]