Report: High School GPA Linked to College Graduation Rate
According to a new report from GradNation
, a student’s performance in high school affects his or her later chances of success exponentially. Researchers from education consultancy Civic Enterprises and Johns Hopkins University’s School of Education found that while 76% of high schoolers with an A-average go on to earn a bachelor’s degree or higher within 10 years, that number drops to 50% for B-average students—and further plummets for C and D-average students. (Quartz, Dec. 8
The holiday season is officially upon us, and with it comes an age-old concern for parents of young children: When to have the Santa Talk. It’s inevitably going to happen. But when is it appropriate to tell your kids the truth about Santa?
We talked to the experts to get the final verdict. Read more.
Between all of the office parties, classroom parties and neighborhood parties, there are lots of plastic spoons floating around this holiday season! Unfortunately, most of them end up in the trash.
Instead, gather them up, give them a good wash and prepare to build an upcycled holiday tree with your kids. Read more.
The holidays are almost always hectic, with last-minute preparations and trips to the store. So why not turn making dinner into a tradition that allows for quality family time?
This Cheesy Zucchini Black Bean Skillet is a perfect recipe to kick off your healthy new habit. Read more
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Dell is Giving Away a $20K Computer Lab to a K-12 School!
Dell is launching a national contest where one lucky school can win a $20,000 computer lab! Is your child’s school in need of a technology upgrade? Nominate your child’s school or show some love to a school you are affiliated with on the Dell University Facebook page
The lucky winner will be announced on Feb. 14, 2017, so apply today!
As a bonus, if Dell chooses your school, you will also win an XPS 13 laptop!
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