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Parents, while your kids are still in the house, you don’t have to wonder if you’ll all be sitting down to Thanksgiving dinner together. Whether you’re at your home table or visiting far-flung family members, your kids are along for the Thanksgiving ride.
11.24.21 / by Kevin McMullin
A while back, my husband and I attended a late fall school parents’ night for our then fifth grader. Holiday “placemats” decorated by each student festooned the classroom walls. On those papers, students had written short essays about whom they would invite to their holiday dinners, and why, if they could choose anyone they wanted, living or dead.
11.17.21 / by Liz Gyori
A perfect score on the SAT is a 1600. The test itself is scored on a scale from a minimum of 400 to a maximum of 1600, compiled from two primary sections: the Evidence-Based Reading + Writing section is scored from 200 to 800 and the Mathematics section is also scored from 200 to 800 points.
11.15.21 / by Michal Goldstein