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All in the Family – Lessons in Leadership

Being a head can be isolating. It’s not just because of the old adage that it’s lonely at the top. It’s also self-inflicted. Particularly in my early years as a head, I found the daily demands of the job to be so intense that I couldn’t even begin a data download with my husband at the end of the day as any additional feedback or opinions could put me over the edge. 717 more words

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Reading Between The Lines: What A College List Doesn't Tell You

It has become customary for schools to publish a list of college decisions each May. Working in the college admissions field for more than 13 years, I have come to understand that, no matter how impressive, the college list alone does not convey what is truly important and meaningful about a young person’s college admissions story. 661 more words

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Challenging the Coed Standard: A Single-Sex Education Makes all the Difference for Girls

It’s time to challenge the coeducation standard. The evidence supporting the benefits of all-girls schools is abundant.

A new report comparing all-girls high school environments to coeducational institutions provides clear evidence that—from academics to personal aspirations—the impact of the all-girls experience positively permeates a girl’s life at rates coeducational environments simply cannot match.

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The Beauty of Summer: Time to Read

As the educators of girls we have committed our life’s work to developing, inspiring, and guiding our students to become their best selves. We are dedicated to girls’ education and understand deeply the value our work has on current and future generations. 361 more words

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Girls Must See It To Be It... Beyond Women's History Month

“Each time a girl opens a book and finds a womanless history, she learns she is worth less.”

This quote by Dr. Myra Pollack Sadker, a pioneer in the research of gender bias in America’s schools, gets a lot of attention each year during Women’s History Month.

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Lonely Are the Brilliant: Flavia de Luce

Review: As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust, by Alan Bradley
Delacorte, 2015. 392 pp. $25

If you haven’t met Flavia de Luce yet, you should. 540 more words

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