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A Parent Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

By Bob Hildreth Among the items ignored by educational reformers is parental engagement. Little has changed in how parents engage with schools since public education first began. And yet recent studies have shown parents to be key in how their children are...

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Guest Commentary: Beware The College Financial Aid Letter

  By Bob Hildreth This is the time of year when students and their parents pack a light lunch or an overnight bag and head off to visit colleges. Some may be aware that these highly orchestrated guided tours are marketing tools. After all, colleges are in a...

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