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Winter 2013

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    Stone Griffin Media (SGM) was an evolution of an earlier partnership that began in 2008 and has evolved into the preeminent multimedia boutique serving school administrators and educational leaders.
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  • Rich Candleston

    Sitting on 600-acres of oceanfront, Kua O Ka Lā Charter School in Hawai’i is not your typical charter school.

Charter School Education News

Forum | Sports: Football Major, Basketball Minor?
To reform college sports, some educators propose acknowledging reality, and awarding academic credit for playing and a curri...
Motherlode Blog: Home Schooling, and Teaching, a Child with Down Syndrome
In school, nothing our son did was seen as typical. At home, I?m able to see him as more than a diagnosis, and he?s able to ...
Opinion: Closing the Math Gap for Boys
An intensive tutoring and mentoring program in Chicago has produced big improvements for kids.
National Briefing | Education: Harvard?s Endowment Remains Biggest of All
Some things do not change: Harvard?s $36 billion endowment is still the largest of any university, according to the 2014 NAC...
Dartmouth Cites Student Misconduct in Its Ban on Hard Liquor
The college?s president announced the prohibition as part of a far-ranging overhaul of campus life, but experts say few univ...
Motherlode Blog: Should Unvaccinated Children Stay Home to Protect a Vulnerable Classmate?
For a student unable to be vaccinated in California, the risk of measles exposure isn?t as small as his family believes it o...
Motherlode Blog: Daughter to Disney: I?ll Take the Tiara, You Keep the Prince
Answering questions from the Fairy-Godmothers-in-Training at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, a tiny princess reveals that a ti...
Your Money: Taxing 529 Accounts: A Plan That Went Awry
A White House plan to remove a tax break for saving money for college in 529 plans goes awry, and the reason includes money ...
Motherlode Blog: Your Turn: A Weekend Thread, Open for Comments
Welcome to Motherlode?s weekly open thread. Do you have thoughts about the news this week, and how it affects families? A qu...
The Learning Network: Reader Idea | For High School Online Newspapers, The Times Offers Inspiration
For the first time, we?re posting a piece by a student instead of a teacher. Preston R. Michelson, now a college student, in...
The Learning Network: Are You a Saver or a Spender?
Do you always like to buy new things? Or would you rather put aside your money for the future?
The Learning Network: Test Yourself | From the Campaign Trail to a Storage Locker in Queens
Here are several paragraphs from a Jan. 27 article, ?All the Presidents? Memorabilia.? Can you choose the best word or phras...
The Learning Network: 6 Q?s About the News | Jerome Jarre: The Making of a Vine Celebrity
Do you think Mr. Jarre made the right decision in turning down $1 million from an advertising agency? Why?
The Learning Network: Word of the Day | impasse
This word has appeared in 574 New York Times articles in the past year.