Internet Gaming Addiction is named an official disorder. So now what? Parents, learn what this means about screen time and your child.

The World Health Organization, (WHO) just classified "gaming disorder" as a mental health condition. This WHO announcement comes on the heels of the American Academy of Pediatrics considering Internet Gaming Disorder…
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Parents and Students: only 6 personal items required on SAT and PSAT, the rest are optional. Opting out of the Questionnaire and Student Search Service does not harm chances at scholarship or college admission.

Reminder for parents: you do NOT have to give this data marketer additional information about your child.  SAT testing is around the corner and Colorado schools and the Colorado Department…
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A look at the questionnaire given to students when they take the SAT and PSAT The College Board says it's optional, do ALL students and parents know that?

Snapshot of College Board's OPTIONAL Student Data Questionnaire (2016-17) shared from Colorado Dept. of Ed website. CLICK TO ENLARGE The above screenshot of the Student Data Questionnaire was posted on…
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Meet the New Equity Assessments: The Tests to Measure Student Social Emotional Learning, SEL. Teach your kids to smile-their future depends on it.

Mom and Dad, how would you answer the questions on this Trauma Informed survey from American Institutes for Research, AIR?  What do you think of adding Trauma Informed pilots and…
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Student Biographical Data: is your school giving test vendors this “extra” information about your child?

It is end of year, high-stakes testing season again.  PARCC, SBAC, SAGE, FCAT, CMAS*, AIR, Questar, Pearson. These words trigger anger for parents, many opt their children out of these tests. (*CMAS is PARCC…
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