Three things to expect moving into college

By Brandon Gubitosa Moving away from home for the first time is always scary. There is no one to tell you when to eat, do your laundry, clean your room up or make sure your room is cleaned. Everything is on your own terms for once. Whether it is ordering dominoes at 3 A.M. or […]

Helping teens deal with anxiety heading back to school

By Rockland Behavioral Health Response Team Teenage stress and anxiety is a common particularly for high school students who may be dealing with tests, college applications, social acceptance, dating, and more. Letting them develop their own coping skills is tough but will help them as they grow into adulthood. However, there are cases in which […]

From Oklahoma to Louisiana: Why states are dropping Common Core

When Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill repealing Common Core national standards from her state’s schools, it was perhaps the most ironic moment in the fight over the initiative. Fallin is chairwoman of the National Governors Association, one of the private groups that hold the copyright of Common Core. (Yes, this marks the first […]

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