The Importance of Learning a Second Language

Educators have long touted the benefits of second language learning for U.S. students, but its necessity is regularly challenged. Critics like to point out that language learning should be an elective, at best, due to expense and time constraints for becoming proficient. They also argue that English is likely to remain the international lingua franca… Read More The Importance of Learning a Second Language

K-8 Comeback: Clear Merits over Middle School Model

Middle school has a particular reputation, and it’s not necessarily a good one. Children often approach these years of schooling (6-8 or 7-8) anxiously — concerned about cliques, closed-off cafeteria tables and bullies roaming the halls. Parents send children into these schools with trepidation as well. But, for some, it may come as a surprise… Read More K-8 Comeback: Clear Merits over Middle School Model