FOLLOW US

OUR BLOG

Safety Tips to Prevent Your Dream Pool from Becoming a Nightmare

Whether it’s a cosy hot tub, a full-sized pool or something in between, having a private place to take a dip at home is one of life’s greatest luxuries. There is little that compares to shrugging off the day’s troubles with a few relaxing laps or a good book and the gentle massage of…

Why Every Family Needs Business-Level Internet Security

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

Every day it becomes easier and easier to hack websites, blogs, home networks, and phones. Nothing seems to be immune from malicious digital attacks, but you can make it harder for them to get in. 

We've been testing the…

OUR DAILY PINS

Advertisements

Raising the Bar for New York State Students

Just this week, the New York State Department of Education announced that they would be increasing the minimum scores necessary to reach the level of proficiency needed for the standardized state tests taken by children from grades 3-8. One of the reasons behind this decision is the fact that about 25% of all students in 2 and 4 year colleges in New York State take remedial classes. (source)


What is the definition of remedial?

remedial [ri-mee-dee-uhl]

  • Intended to correct or improve deficient skills in a specific subject

I wholeheartedly believe that every person who wishes to attend a higher institution of learning should be afforded the opportunity to do so, but it is utterly disappointing to know that one in four New York youths who indeed have the drive and ambition to attend college aren’t even ready for the most basic core classes.


(( Read the rest of this post at MamaDivas.com ))


Views: 5

Comment

You need to be a member of Mom Bloggers Club to add comments!

Join Mom Bloggers Club

© 2017   Created by Mom Bloggers Club.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service