For students with learning differences, the law recognizes that transition to adulthood may require specialized services to help them attain the skills and education they’ll need to succeed after high school.
The IDEA requires that transition planning must begin, at… Read the rest
It’s that time of year when the discussion in education circles turns to graduation rates—a key measure of how we’re doing to ensure that our nation’s children have at least a high school education.
Overall, the news is good. The… Read the rest
As many parents know—and studies and statistics confirm—ADHD is a risk factor for traffic accidents and other driving problems. The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that drivers ages 16 to 22 with ADHD are more likely than their peers to… Read the rest
With social and academic challenges abounding, high school is a stressful time for many teens. We recently explored that issue with a panel of students from a suburban high school in the Northeast. Participants included boys and girls from all… Read the rest
Until a few years ago, most high-school seniors who were preparing for college took the SAT. The lesser-known ACT was limited mostly to students living in the Midwest. Today, however, the SAT and ACT are interchangeable.
While colleges consider the… Read the rest