Content Tagged "bartlebyschool"

  • Be Careful
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    We tell them to be careful We tell them not to fall We don’t let them walk to school alone No playing outside with friends No games out in the street We sit them in the classroom Withhold recess when they’re bad No running on the playground No hugging

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  • Choosing a School: The Not So Obvious Questions You Need To Ask
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    Choosing a school can be difficult, and surviving a bad choice can be incredibly stressful.  So how can parents best navigate the school selection process?  Let’s face it, easily comparable statistics, like high average test scores, matter very little to a child’s

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  • Dear Public School: It’s Not Me, It’s You.
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    If I’m really honest with myself, I knew on the second day that this wasn’t going to work.

    I knew as soon as I heard the words “There is no running on the playground” that something was fundamentally wrong with this school system. I knew when I asked what could be done about the no running

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  • School and The Unconventional Parent
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    I am an unconventional parent.  I have an unconventional child.  I’m not sure how that evolved, really—except that when I was failing him,

    which was often, I adapted.  I read, I researched, and I talked to experts.   I will always be learning how to parent my son. I will always be learning

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