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Quarantined With Bored Teens: Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

By John Charbonnet | April 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Quarantined With Bored Teens: Virtual Volunteer Opportunities by Cameron Caswell | April 3, 2020 “No Act of Kindness, However Small, Is Ever Wasted” – Aesop I’m bored! There’s nothing to do! This sucks! If these complaints are getting old, I have an idea that can help put them to rest: Help your teen turn their focus from what […]

New Tennessee rules could mean no more grades, no required attendance, no teacher effectiveness scores

By John Charbonnet | April 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

New Tennessee rules could mean no more grades, no required attendance, no teacher effectiveness scores By Marta W. Aldrich   Two days ago PHOTO CREDIT: Alan Petersime Teacher effectiveness scores would be officially shelved this school year and high school students would receive their semester grades as of March 20 under a slew of emergency rules drafted […]

Some seniors could miss out on HOPE scholarships under Tennessee’s emergency grading proposal

By John Charbonnet | April 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Some seniors could miss out on HOPE scholarships under Tennessee’s emergency grading proposal By Marta W. Aldrich  4/8/2020   With a district-issued laptop in every family’s home and 100% access to the internet, high school students in Maryville are receiving daily online instruction and their assignments are graded. Sixty miles south in rural Polk County, many […]

What to do about the Class of 2020 and other big decisions await Tennessee Board of Education as Lee signs emergency law  

By John Charbonnet | April 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

What to do about the Class of 2020 and other big decisions await Tennessee Board of Education as Lee signs emergency law   By Marta W. Aldrich  April 2, 2020 Bottom of Form Tennessee high school seniors who were on track to graduate before the new coronavirus shuttered their schools should receive their diplomas on time under […]

How might colleges benefit from the coronavirus stimulus package?

By John Charbonnet | April 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

How might colleges benefit from the coronavirus stimulus package? These states and institutions stand to benefit the most from the formula that will be used to distribute the funds, based on one group’s analysis. AUTHOR Jeremy Bauer-Wolf@jbeowulf April 2, 2020 The higher education sector has not escaped the effects of the coronavirus, which has forced […]

What Are You Doing to Get Through These Days? 14 Things that Help

By John Charbonnet | April 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

What Are You Doing to Get Through These Days? 14 Things that Help by Helene Wingens | April 1, 2020   You are losing your mind. Join the club-me too. This is an overwhelming time but there are ways to preserve your sanity through the madness. We asked our readers what they are doing to get through […]

Class of 2021 College Application Season Preparation ​

By John Charbonnet | April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Class of 2021 College Application Season Preparation ​   Class of 2021 Application Season Preparation In less than 11 months, the Class of 2021 students will be done with their college applications and will begin receiving their early action application results shortly after. Here are a few things to start focusing on to ensure you’ll […]

Social Distancing and Teens: 30 Things They Can Do Alone or With the Family

By John Charbonnet | March 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

by Adriane Heine | March 25, 2020   We all know that teenagers are social animals. This is the time in their lives when they begin to really pull away from us, and attach more with their peers. It’s a natural phase of development that prepares them for adulthood. As they move towards independence, their peer relationships help define […]

What Does Coronavirus Mean for My Recruiting?

By John Charbonnet | March 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

What Does Coronavirus Mean for My Recruiting? The coronavirus pandemic is something that is far bigger than sports and we hope you and your family are healthy and safe. As the situation continues to evolve, we are already seeing how this is going to impact recruiting for the next several months. Over the course of […]

TESTING UPDATES

By John Charbonnet | March 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

TESTING UPDATES : SAT and SAT Subject Tests May 2 – Canceled. Students who have already registered for the May 2 SAT or SAT Subject Tests will receive refunds. June 6 – Still scheduled. The College Board is planning on holding the SAT and SAT Subject Tests nationwide this day. Registration Deadline: May 8 Projected […]