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The “Smaller Class Size” Argument

By |2016-11-20T07:53:45-05:00August 15th, 2011|Categories: ADD, ADHD, School|Tags: , , |

Wouldn't it be great if all kids had their own teacher? One-on-one instruction for everyone. Yes, in a perfect world, this is what we would choose. Alas, we are not in a perfect world - we have school overcrowding, elimination of recess time, underpaid and overworked teachers...the list goes on and on. But smaller class size [...]

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High schoolers take more credits than ever

By |2016-11-20T07:53:45-05:00April 15th, 2011|Categories: Depression/Anxiety, School|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

U.S. News & World Report (14 Apr 2011) -- Today's high school students are taking more classes than ever. According to a new study by the National Center for Education Statistics, the average high school graduate in 2009 earned about three credits more than graduates in 1990. The extra credits amounted to about 420 more hours [...]

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