Private Education

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 [...]

22 Feb, 2019

Five Reasons Why Private School Might Be the Best Choice for International Students

2019-02-22T12:03:33-06:00Friday, February 22, 2019|Education Info, International students, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

Moving to a new school can be an intimidating experience. But moving to a new school in a new culture trumps it all. Yet many international students are flooding American schools in search of quality education. We understand that choosing a school can be a difficult decision for the international student. So we would like [...]

5 Feb, 2019

Why Should I Give Private School a Chance? Why People Often Avoid Private Schools

2019-02-05T06:03:11-06:00Tuesday, February 5, 2019|Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

"Is private school or public school right for my child?" This is a huge question for any parent and one that deserves some thought. Many parents end up avoiding private schools without giving them a chance. Sending your child to public school is definitely the easier route. But sometimes the easiest is not always best. Here, we seek [...]

6 Nov, 2018

5 Signs That Your Child Would Do Better in a Small School

2018-11-08T09:39:29-06:00Tuesday, November 6, 2018|Learning Environment, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

Not every child is cut out for the constant press and hustle of large public schools. While it's true that some children thrive in a crowded environment and rise to the top surrounded by hundreds and thousands of peers, not every child is like this. Many children are quiet, reserved, or work better in small [...]

26 Oct, 2018

Is a Private School Right for our Family?

2018-10-26T09:40:51-05:00Friday, October 26, 2018|Education Info, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

As the summer is wrapping up, you may be thinking about the school year looming in the near future. The thought of the children heading back to school may fill you with excitement or trepidation depending on how satisfied you are with their school experience. The school years are some of the most important, yet [...]

5 Sep, 2018

France Just Banned Cell Phones in School. Are They Right?

2018-09-06T06:15:37-05:00Wednesday, September 5, 2018|News, Parents, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

In an international news story attracting a great deal of attention, France has recently banned cell phones in school for students under the age of 15. While many American classrooms are choosing to embrace smartphone technology, others, like those in France, are discovering just how detrimental phones can be to the learning process in general. [...]

13 Aug, 2018

Why Private School Is Worth the Cost

2018-08-13T10:34:10-05:00Monday, August 13, 2018|Education Info, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

PRIVATE SCHOOL Many parents want the best for their children, no matter the cost. They would rather send them to a pricey private school, even if they have to cut back on other aspects of their lives. Then, there are the people on the other side. They don't believe that it is worth sending their [...]

6 Aug, 2018

One Success Story at a Time: The Power of One-on-One

2018-08-06T08:56:21-05:00Monday, August 6, 2018|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

The tool you use to measure is going to determine what kind of results you get. If all you have a is a thermometer, you're going to measure the temperature. If all you have is a ruler, you're going to measure the length. Sometimes, the limitations of our measurements can cause us to miss out [...]

9 Jul, 2018

529 Plans: Your Ticket to Private School Tuition

2018-07-09T08:52:14-05:00Monday, July 9, 2018|Learning Environment, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

You've been saving for your child's education from the time they were very young. Your goal is to give them the best start in life--including tuition money so that they can attend college without having to sweat about student loans or other ongoing expenses. Unfortunately, prior to 2018, there was little you could do about [...]

28 Jun, 2018

Private Schools – Could One Be Right For Your Child?

2018-06-28T09:26:34-05:00Thursday, June 28, 2018|Education Info, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

When it comes to private schools, there are more than a few questions that parents may ask themselves before enrolling their children. More and more parents are choosing to enroll their little ones in private schools for a variety of reasons. The following is a closer examination of the questions that must be answered and [...]

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