Preparation is key for parent-teacher conference success

It’s that time of year. Many schools have scheduled fall parent-teacher conferences as the midpoint or end of the schools’ first marking period approaches. These meetings with your child’s teachers are a vital opportunity to build the team that supports each student— and yet most conferences are scheduled in blocks of 30 minutes or less! Planning ahead for the parent-teacher conference can help you to make the most of the experience.

Remember that you are the expert on your child, while the teacher is the expert on teaching. The best outcome of a parent-teacher conference is enhanced collaboration on the

College Board releases annual state SAT score results

Today, the College Board, which administers the SAT, released state reports. For Delaware, the report covers two distinct student populations: public school students who as juniors took the Universal SAT administered during the school day in April and those for the Class of 2012. According to the Delaware Department of Education:

Universal SAT Report
“In April 2011 and 2012, the state funded a school-day administration of the college readiness exam to every public school 11th grader in the state. The state is funding the program with part of its federal Race to the Top grant. This is the second year …