A Tale of Two Schools

By Donald Hammond, Ph.D., and Jennifer Hammond, Ph.D. There are two schools located a mere 20 miles from one another. One is a middle class high school that offers Advanced Placement courses, college credit opportunities, a college-readiness curriculum, many elective …

A Friend and Advocate

One thing we know is that some students feel alone and lost with no friends and no teacher to turn to. Successful students always have at least one memorable teacher who made a difference in their lives; dropouts and troublemakers …

The Godzilla Syndrome

For those of us who remember being scared witless in the early 1950s by the original black-and-white movie Godzilla, we can remember a semi-sympathetic, misunderstood, lumbering monster whose radioactive breath and huge size caused it to destroy buildings and cities …