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The Four Realities of Common Core Math

You’ll hear parents say, “Math is math! Why does my third grader have to explain how to multiply 2 x 3 when it’s obvious?” The answer is: Common Core.

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Invest Time in Sports or Math? Comparing the Return on Investments

Yes, I am one of those parents—the kind who drives her kids from sports field to sports field, investing $5,000+ a year on individual training, club teams, and travel back and forth. The minimum time each our children invests in practice is 20 hours a month.

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Top Five Must-Haves To Prep for the ACT and SAT in Math

With more than three million students taking the SAT and ACT tests each year, it’s no surprise that this fuels a lucrative test prep market. Parents who can afford to do so spend thousands of dollars on test prep companies and private tutors to handhold their students through the testing process.

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