Public Punishment for Tweens

by T Akery April 17th, 2014 | Behavior, Big Kids, Tweens
Recently, there has been a slew of news stories about parents who have found a more creative means to punish their Teens. While you may be considering using this as a means to punish your Tween, this should be used with extreme caution and thought out in regards to whether this is the best means to get your point across.

At some point, your Tween is going to get into trouble. That's what kids at all ages do. But as they get older, it can be harder to find a way to communicate the fact that what they did was
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Parental Rights and Responsibilities

by Ronald A. Rowe April 16th, 2014 | Big Kids, Elementary, School
Our world increasingly embraces the role of government in the duties of raising our children. Examples abound of parents abdicating their responsibilities one inch at a time and institutions usurping them as quickly as possible. There’s the school in Chicago that's banning home packed lunches, instead forcing children to purchase and eat only the food approved and supplied by the school district. The theory being that parents may pack unhealthy lunches but the all-knowing school district is better suited to identify the nutritional needs of each student and provide for them. This is, of course, nonsense.

Then there's the teacher
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College Admissions Corner

University of Florida: GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

by Bobby Touran & James Maynard April 15th, 2014



University of Florida is a large public institution, and it’s a very competitive school. Often times with larger state schools, GPA and SAT or ACT scores are weighed even more heavily than s