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If you’re preparing to send your child to middle school, you’re probably facing the decision between public middle schools and top private middle schools. But which will ultimately be better for your child?
Children all learn differently, and a solution that works for one student may not work for another. Before you make any decisions, talk to your child about public and private schools and try to get a sense of what they want and need.
That said, private schools do have certain documented advantages over public schools. Students who attend private schools are more likely to graduate and be accepted into college. This might be boosted by the SAT performance of students who attend private high school. Average national scores on the SATs were 497 in reading, 514 in math, and 489 in writing, (more…)
Collagen plays a very important role in maintaining the quality and function of our skin. In fact, our skin is made up of over 70% collagen, with over 30 different varieties of collagen. Collagen serves as the framework for our skin, determining its strength and elasticity.
However, this is why, as we age, our skin begins to lose its strength and vitality. Starting at age 18, our body’s natural collagen production decreases by one percent each year. And as our supply of naturally-produced collagen begins to decrease, we develop fine lines and wrinkles, and sagging skin.
This is one of the toughest parts of the aging process for many women, because oftentimes, they don’t feel as o (more…)
Online learning is a growing business. A 2013 report showed that more than 6 million people had taken at least one class online in the past year, and about one-third of all people enrolled in college take at least one of their classes online. There are some reasons why online courses are popular, and here […]
Religion and prayer are important to Americans, even if they don’t attend church regularly. For many people, reading the Bible is a way of coming closer to God, and to finding answers to the questions they face in their lives. To help them find inspiration, stores that stock discount Christian books provide the guidance they […]
Trade schools are on the rise in America, as more and more people decide that a four-year college is no longer for them and that getting a focused education path is more desirable. Factor in that the average trade school degree costs around $33,000, while traditional school can cost around $127,000, that means a lot […]