Monthly Archives: June 2015

Expat life: Making it work for your kids

10 June 2015 Alina Dizik When parents take that job abroad, challenges arise for their kids. (Credit: Alamy) When Kelly Jackson-Nash moved to Singapore from Melbourne, Australia, for her husband’s work, she anticipated a few challenges. Culture shock, maybe. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Which Causes More Academic Loss, Snow Days or Individual Absences?

In this article in Education Next, Joshua Goodman (Harvard Kennedy School) reports on his study of the impact of Massachusetts no-school days on student achievement. Using data on school closings and standardized test scores, Goodman concludes that individual student absences … Continue reading

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