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When Is a Kid Considered an Adult?

From a legal standpoint, people become responsible for their acts when they turn 18, but you parents, when do you see your kids as adults?

Started in Parent Cafe by migraine

Is Sending a Child to a Prep School Required?

In case the kid shows potential, is it necessary to send him/her to a magnet or a prep school? Are prep schools in the North East the best? Share your experience and help us debunk some of these myths!

Started in Parents Forum by Mantras

My Time at USC - A Senior Looking Back

I'm a senior at USC right now and I have to say that I've had quite a love-hate relationship with this school ever since I transferred. I am open to take any questions you may have about what has been good and bad at USC. Ask away!

Board Member Wants Dress Code for Parents Dropping Kids Off at High School

"A Florida high school wants to set a dress code for parents. Dr. Rosalind Osgood brought up the idea after noticing parents dropping their kids off at Boyd Anderson High School while wearing saggy pants that exposes their underwear and curlers in their hair." …

Started in Parent Cafe by Dave_Berry

How to Overcome Peer Jealousy?

How do you manage not to be jealous of friends/classmates who score better than you on a test, are more materialistically privileged than you, or get accepted into a program that you don't?

Started in High School Life by Mistbird

NASA Challenges Students to Plan Space Systems (Design News)

"College students are invited to help NASA design new systems for exploring and inhabiting deep space. Teams will receive between $10,000 and $20,000 each if their submitted plans are accepted." Read more!

Have Parents Gone Crazy in the Last 10 Years?

I am a parent and I have been in education for a couple decades. In the last 10 years I have noticed that parents' attitudes have become rather confusing and disturbing. What do you think?

Started in Parents Forum by snarlatron

Don't be Tricked by Financial Aid Offers

An interesting piece by Liz Weston, "Colleges Trick Parents on Financial Aid Awards," highlights a series of financial aid pitfalls...