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Addressing the Achievement Gap

A Washington Post article recently disclosed the results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Every other year, the Nation’s Report Card assesses the performance of fourth, eighth and twelfth graders in math and reading. In 2015, reading scores were down and math saw no improvement, which has been the case over the past…

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How You Can Help Improve Your Child’s Study Skills

It can be challenging for parents to know for sure if their children are doing well in school. Either the child does not fully communicate or the parents are too busy to be thorough. They often do not realize their child is struggling until it’s too late; a failed test or a bad report card…

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New SAT Scores Are Out: Here’s What They Mean

Students who took the March SAT have finally received their scores. This was the longest wait in SAT history, due to the new format of the test and the results having to be adjusted in multiple ways. Students now can view two pages of reports, but they cannot see the actual questions that were tested or…

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Free College Financial Aid Seminars!

Attention parents! Ivy Bound is proud to offer free College Financial Aid Seminars. They will be presented by J.D. Noll from College Planning of CT. Seminars will be held in August. The date is: August 29 at 6:30 pm Eastern To register, contact Robin Lane at: robin@ivybound.net or 877-975-1600 ext. 309. A note from the…

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How Does Your Child Learn?

Every child has a unique personality, but also a unique way of absorbing and processing information. There are seven basic styles of learning, as well as six different classroom settings. Group vs. Individual This learning style can be related to personality, as well as focus. If your child is quiet and less social than other…

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