FIRST PLACE BLUE RIBBON AWARD FOR BEST REGIONAL TUTORING 2014 – Y3K Tutor In Your Home is the best tutoring service for the region as voted by the readers of the Hometown Weekly Newspapers for Wellesley, Medfield, Walpole, Westwood, Dover, Sherborn and Needham.
ALICE (Alert-Lockdown-Inform-Counter-Evacuate) calls for alerting the police and implementing a lockdown in response to an armed attacker. This in itself is standard procedure in all schools. ALICE takes it a step further by training students and teachers to consider other options such as evacuating or fighting off the attacker. Teachers and students are trained in ways to stop the gunman as a last resort, if there are no other options.
What do you think about your kids being trained to fight off a gunman in school?
After the Newtown, CT school shootings, schools have had to beef up security. Besides cameras and locked doors, some schools are turning to a new controversial method to keep our kids safe. Some school systems are turning to ALICE (Alert-Lockdown-Inform-Counter-Evacuate) which is a training program offered by a Texas based company that promotes alternatives to staying put when a gunman enters a school. Tomorrow we will uncover details about this controversial program.
“College Readiness” looks at SAT writing scores and Advanced Placement scores. The Dreamschool Finder online tool listed Wellesley High School ranked #1, Dover-Sherborn Regional High School ranked #4, Newton South High School ranked #5, Brookline High School ranked #7 and Needham High School ranked #10.
Do you think you know single Y3K Tutor In Your Home town to show up in their top ten for “School Resources”? Tomorrow we will surprise you with the answer.
“School Climate” measures how academically focused and committed the students are at a school according to the Dreamschool Finder online tool. They look at graduation rates, dropout rates and college ambitions of seniors. The four Y3K Tutor In Your Home high schools that ranked in their top ten in this category were Dover-Sherborn Regional High School ranked #1, Weston High School ranked #3, Wellesley High School ranked #5 and Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School ranked #8.
Try to guess which six Y3K Tutor In Your Home communities made it to their top ten list for “College Readiness” and check back tomorrow to find out if you are right.
Pick-ups for our Buddy Dog Collection Drive today are in Needham, Dover and Wellesley. Thank you for helping us aid dogs and cats awaiting adoption.
Buddy Dog Collection Drive towel/blanket/toy pickups today will be in Weston, Dover, Wellesley & Wayland.
The Common Core State Standards Initiative will trigger a higher level of critical thinking and deeper understanding into your child’s curriculum. There will also be a new standardized test in English and math. The Common Core benchmarks will be supported by one of two new standardized tests in the 2014-2015 school year.
The Common Core State Standards Initiative seeks to standardize and improve education across the nation. Another major change due to Common Core State Standards Initiative to be on the lookout for is in math. Students will be required to show more work in solving math problems. Tomorrow we will have more Common Core State Standards Initiative changes to be aware of.
New public school standards for learning called the Common Core State Standards Initiative will launch this fall in 45 states across the United States including Massachusetts. There will be changes in your child’s education due to the new standards. One of the major changes will be the inclusion of more nonfiction reading and persuasive writing in all grades. Check here tomorrow for more Common Core State Standards Initiative changes to watch out for.