The Numbers You Need to See: Computer Access, Student Test Scores and Socio-economics

Results from the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress[NAEP] survey questionnaires inform us that computer access in the home among fourth and eighth graders varied across socioeconomic backgrounds. At the national level, in all states and most large urban districts participants, smaller percentages of lower income students reported having access at home than middle to […]

How Much ‘Quality’ Time Do Fathers Spend With Their Children?

  According to a report from Pew Research Center, fathers say that they don’t spend enough time with their children even though U.S. fathers today are spending more time caring for their children than they did a half-century ago. Still, most (63%) say they spend too little time with their kids and a much smaller share […]

Schools: Do Parents Want ‘Good’ or More ‘Choice’?

  The American public-school system is one of the pillars of our democracy,  funded by taxpayers—state, local and, for the past 15 years, federal governments. The money is allocated according to the number of children in each district that it is mandated to educate. Thus, each child enrolled in a public school is worth an […]

Parent Mindsets – Be A Learning Hero

    Parents have always been and still are the captains of learning fate of their children in school settings, and their children are still masters of their destiny. Whether or not they are aware, parents’ heavily influence the educational route that children travel along as they grow up and transition out into the ‘real’ […]