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26 Feb, 2019

Does Standardized Testing (STAAR) Help or Hurt Your Child?

2019-02-26T12:54:00-06:00Tuesday, February 26, 2019|Parents, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers, Testing Strategies|

Let's talk about standardized testing. This has been a hot topic in American education for years. Why the controversy? Standardized testing takes a good idea to an extreme that doesn't always result in good education. When the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) mandated standardized testing for all public school students, public educators were forced [...]

21 Oct, 2016

How to Equip Your Child for Success at College Life

2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00Friday, October 21, 2016|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

As students transition back to school, those in the upper-level grades are thinking about graduation and beyond. What college they want to go to, what advanced classes they should take, and how they will succeed in getting into the college of their choice are some of the questions on their minds. However, one area that [...]

10 Aug, 2016

AP, IB, or Dual Credit: Which One is Better for High School Students?

2019-08-13T10:53:16-05:00Wednesday, August 10, 2016|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

As the days of summer wane, it's time to start preparing for another school year.  Even though students are basking in summer’s glory, it’s never too early to begin thinking about registering for courses and programs that will count towards college level classes or credit. High school students have three choices when it comes to [...]

5 Aug, 2016

The Gifted Student: How We Foster Exceptional Growth In Exceptional Students

2017-05-18T17:39:16-05:00Friday, August 5, 2016|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Gifted students are often under-served in traditional public schools, and need a unique environment to succeed and reach their full potential. These students pose a challenge among the educational model given their innate ability to succeed, deep interest in educational materials, and need for new information. Often, they feel unchallenged by typical courses and can [...]

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