April 16, 2014

Education and Parenting

The latest on education and parenting, and public and private schools.

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Can You Make Your Kid Smarter?

Can You Make Your Kid Smarter?

Several brain-training companies suggest that maybe you can

Top of the Class

Top of the Class

Each year we write about local teachers whose dedication has earned them accolades from students, parents and colleagues. This year we selected six educators who’ve been recognized even beyond the classroom.

College Bound

Where Bethesda-area high school graduates applied to college and where they were accepted

Prep For Life

Prep For Life

They were the ‘in crowd,’ the girls everybody else wanted to be. And they weren’t even in high school yet.

High School Forever

High School Forever

Remember the guy who shoved you into the lockers back when you were in high school? The girls who mocked you behind your back? Yeah, we thought so…

Archive »Parenting

Wasted Youth

Wasted Youth

Local teenagers are turning up the volume when they party: drinking more to get drunk faster. A look at an increasingly dangerous and disturbing trend.

Underachievers

Underachievers

What's a parent to do when a child is capable of doing good work—but can't be bothered to try?

Parents' Worst Nightmare

Parents' Worst Nightmare

Two years ago, best friends Rachel Crites and Rachel Smith took their own lives. Now, for the first time, the girls’ parents talk about the warning signs they missed.

Teens Coming Out

Teens Coming Out

Some parents handle it well, and many do not, when their children reveal that they are gay.

World of Worries

World of Worries

Many parents worry about things that could happen to their kids. Are their worries warranted?

Summer Camps Guide

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Your guide to Summer Camps that offer a variety of experiences to enrich your child's summer.

Financial professionals Profiles

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Your guide to Financial Professionals who can help you manage your money more effectively.

Salons and Spas Profiles

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Your guide to Salons and Spas that can make you look great and feel pampered.