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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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
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.661 more words
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
“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.735 more words