The other problem with these kids like my ds who is special ed are now going to be doomed to a lifetime of mennial jobs because the only diploma he can get(in NYS, only Regents diplomas are deing offer starting in 2009) is a college prep one. So even if a kid is going into a "trade" and not college he/she still has to pass 5 state-wide tests, 2 in math, 1 each in social studies, English and science. No way (I am being realistic here) ds can do that sooo that is where homeschooling comes in.
How to get high school credits in middle school? That's a big question! If you are sure your child is doing high school level work in an academic subject area like math, science, or foreign language in middle school, put that on your transcript and earn early high school credits!
Why? Because when it's honest and true it goes on the… Read More
Does anyone take "mommy grades" seriously?! Do I really even need to grade at all? Maybe it's just English papers that you hate to grade? (I can help with that, too! My Coffee Break book, Easy English for Simple Homeschooling , can help!)
Have you ever asked yourself these questions? If so, you're not alone! I used to stress a
Due to social distancing requirements, and the possibility of further school closures, parents and students are struggling to provide college admission test scores to colleges. You can expect more flexible test options, and most testing sites will try to provide social distancing take-home, high school tests at least for a while. And, while high school tests may not be as prevalent in the
College application has it's own unique vocabulary. As you look toward college admission, you'll notice you have many different choices on how to apply. Here are the NACAC definitions of terms for different kinds of application plans. If you need a primer on what "application" means, this blog post is for you.
Non-Restrictive Application Plans: All… Read More