My daughter is a high school senior

News & Media My Daughter is a High School Senior My daughter is a high school senior. We have visited colleges since last spring break—eleven in all.  She likes six of them and has added about three others that we haven’t visited but I think she’d love. Still, I’m...
Stop Bullying Teachers

Stop Bullying Teachers

News & Media Stop Bullying Teachers An experienced high school educator recently sent me this: “We have a lot of apathy in our school.  We also have kids that would rather take the easy classes to get the A rather than challenge themselves and risk the C.  Parents...
The Top 5 Myths about the ACT

The Top 5 Myths about the ACT

News & Media The Top 5 Myths about the ACT Jumping that ACT score is the best paying job a high school student could ever have, but still many myths about the test persist. Myth 1: Don’t take the ACT too many times. Actually colleges don’t care how many times a...
What the ACT Mandate Means for Your Student

What the ACT Mandate Means for Your Student

News & Media What the ACT Mandate Means for Your Student This spring Nebraska becomes the 16th state to mandate that all juniors take the ACT college admissions diagnostic test. All of our 11th graders now take a test that can actually help them– and us as...