The Cheating Crisis in our Schools
    March 25, 2011
    The Cheating Crisis in our Schools

    Most American students cheat. In nationwide surveys on college campuses, about seven in ten students admitted to some cheating.  Three in five high school students admitted that they had cheated on a…

    Measuring success in School – What is the True Indicator?
    March 24, 2011
    Measuring success in School – What is the True Indicator?

    When trying to assess our children’s adjustment to and experience of school, we typically turn to the obvious indicators — grades, participation in extra-curricular activities, social involvement,…

    Peer Support Can Prevent Bullying
    March 23, 2011
    Peer Support Can Prevent Bullying

    For at least three different families whose lives were irreversibly changed by the suicides of their young sons, last April was a tragic month in this country that starkly illustrated the dangerous co…

    The College Waiting Game
    March 22, 2011
    The College Waiting Game

    Parents can help their teenagers through the oftentimes stressful waiting game of college acceptance. How?  Here’s how parents can help their college-bound children understand that a rejection is n…

    Understand your Job as Parent
    March 21, 2011
    Understand your Job as Parent

    Adolescence is a time when kids can be off-track.  Moods swing in all directions, experimentation and rebellion against authority are commonplace, and kids are often misdirected, misguided, and belie…