As a person draws closer to the doors of death, there is one blessing in particular that the Church reserves for this most sacred moment: the Apostolic Pardon. It is a pardon that can be given by a…
Why School Choice Fails
A long history shows that families often choose segregation over mixed-race learning.
A Guide to Unifying Enrollment: The What, Why, and How for Those Considering It
A Guide to Unifying Enrollment: The What, Why, and How for Those Considering It As urban education landscapes grow more complex, families need help making sense of their public school options, both district and charter. To assist with this process, some cities have launched unified enrollment systems, providing a common timeline for procedures, common application materials, centralized mechanisms to match students to schools, and comprehensive information systems that explain the process and list participating schools. Roughly half a dozen cities have unified their enrollment systems and continue to refine them, with others starting to follow their lead This guide helps city education leaders better understand the benefits and costs of a fully unified enrollment system. It…
20 Staggering E-Waste Facts
E-waste doesn't have to mean 'game over'. These 20 facts about e-waste may help to spur action on your part, keeping these materials out of landfills.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Our Favorite, Easy Hair Tips
Great hair doesn't require hours of work every day. Leave the hard lifting to us when you come in for your appointment. In between appointments, though, there are really easy, simple hair tips you can do to keep your hair happy and healthy.
How Open Educational Resources Give Faculty and Students What They Want
Undergraduate costs are on the rise and student loan debt is a huge issue impacting today’s society. How can we, as higher education professionals, help limit the costs for students while als…
How to Choose a Child Care Center
The task of choosing a child care center for the first time can be daunting - let Primary Beginnings make it easy for you with these simple instructions.
What the Science Says About How Preschool Benefits Children
What happens when a group of the nation's leading pre-K experts get together to lay out a blueprint for what parents, and educators, can learn from decades of research?
Game On! What Happens When Kindergarteners Play Board Games
The brainchild of founder Eva Moskowitz, Gamesday is new this year and happens at all Success Academy elementary schools every Wednesdays: Blokus in kindergarten, Monopoly in first and second grade, and Settlers of Catan in third and fourth grades.