This week's News Beyond the Ridge looks at articles surrounding the high school experience and issues of single-sex education. McCallie Headmaster Kirk Walker is fond of stressing that McCallie is not a "single-sex" school, but rather a school that is and has been since its first day about educating boys.
Article Makes Case for the Academic Value of Extracurriculars
Activities at school beyond the classroom like sports, drama club, yearbook, and jazz band are worth protecting in tight fiscal times, contends a new article. "...a growing body of research says there is a link between after-school activities and graduating from high school, going to college, and becoming a responsible citizen."
Education Week "Curriculum Matters" blog, October 12