Daniel Silva

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Know any artistic high schoolers who could use a scholarship?

<b>Money for talent:</b> Iowa high school students planning to enter an Iowa college or university next fall with a major in an arts discipline are …

Dear High School Students

All across America, the high school basketball season is starting up once again. This is definitely the case in my homestate of Alaska, where I …

The Value of a High School Diploma

High school graduation rates are rising, but are the students ready for college and careers?<p>To the Editor: Re “As Graduation Rates Rise, a Fear Diplomas Fall Short” (front page, Dec. 27): As a career educator I find it disheartening to see yet another article about how poorly students are prepared …

Important Changes in High School Testing Allowed in Every Student Succeeds Act

The new version of the No Child Left Behind Act has gotten a lot of attention for shifting a lot of power over education decisions back to the …

Test Taking Tips for High School Students

If your teen struggles with test taking, he or she isn’t alone. For many students, tests are highly stressful, causing fear for even those who study …

The Tale of Two School Boys

Happy New Year everybody. Denise and I have reached the halfway point in our yearlong adventure Down Under. We chose to live and work, not simply travel, in another country in order to really get to know another society. The Letter from Melbourne series has evolved into an examination of the …

Male Students Of Color Are More Likely To Miss Class When They Have White Teachers

More proof that we need to diversify our teaching force.<p>Why do black students do worse in school when they are taught by white educators? The answer might be because these teachers are more likely to suspend them, and under these teachers, black students are more likely to miss class.<p>A recent study …