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Our Executive Director, Gina Malin, sits down with Susan Malone, Director of Admissions, All Souls School to find out what questions you should ask when touring a preschool and what schools are looking for when they meet you.

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September is just around the corner and we know you are thinking about how best to prepare your child and yourself for this important moment. Whether you are starting preschool, kindergarten, middle school, high school or boarding school, you want your child to feel confident and calm.

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Beverly Daniel Tatum, Ph.D., president emerita of Spelman College, is a psychologist and the author of “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” And Other Conversations About Race. Here she answers questions posed by the Parents League.

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by Peter W.E. Becker, Head of School, The Gunnery 

Our teenagers are exhibiting a disturbing phenomenon. In terms of the content of the media they consume and to which they are exposed, they are growing up faster than ever. Yet, despite this, many cling to the safety net of childhood, exhibiting symptoms of “adultolescence.”

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by Carol O’Donnell, Director, Smithsonian Science Education Center

A prerequisite for success in today’s economy is a high quality education, particularly in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Not only must students master the basics, they must become critical thinkers, problem identifiers and problem solvers. Whether we are considering population growth, the telecom industry, or global market economies, our changing world is STEM-dependent.