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Parents Forced To Battle Kids’ Summer Slide Once School’s Out

An annual rite of summer is that students lose ground academically. It’s called the summer slide and since teachers are off the clock, fighting it falls to parents.

06/22/2014

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New Jersey Becomes First State To Require Arts In Education

New Jersey is believed to be the first state in the nation to include visual and performing arts among the items it tracks in its annual education report card.

03/26/2014

Value of the GED

by KYW’s Dr. Marciene Mattleman In 1942, the General Educational Development exam, the GED, was devised to measure high school-level academic skills of World War II veterans who entered the service before completing high school.

07/13/2010

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