On January 11, 2017, Susannah Snider published “25 Best Jobs that Don’t Require a College Degree” in U.S. News. The jobs she listed were . . . Read more
Spring is the time of year when all across America, students and families get college acceptance letters and offers of financial aid. Parents and students are taking out pencils, opening calculators apps, and trying to answer the question that is really on their minds . . .
“Can I afford to go to this college?” Read more
. . . exploring common misconceptions about students with autism
If you teach or counsel students, chances are you have heard a lot of myths and misconceptions about autism. You might have even come to believe some of them.
In today’s post, let’s look at the truth behind some common misconceptions. Read more
Many parents like to tell their children, “You can be anything you want to be when you grow up.” That’s empowering, but in many cases, it turns out to be inaccurate. One adult friend of ours, for example, decided when he was five that he wanted to be a jockey when he grew up. But by the time he was in sixth grade, he was already too tall and heavy. (He decided to be an astronaut instead.) Read more
U.S. News Provides Details on Tuition-Free Community College Programs
“These States Offer Tuition-Free College Programs,” an article that Farran Powell published in U.S. News & World Report on February 1, offers some current information about state-administered programs that offer free or partial tuition to community college students. You’ll want to read Ms. Powell’s very useful article, but we are summarizing the programs it describes in today’s post. Read more