• Education

    Peer Tutoring May Be Best for Your Child

    If your child is having trouble in school, you may want to find them a tutor. The best way to help your child is to find him a secondary school tuition so that his grades can improve. But before you rush out to find the most highly qualified professional tutor your money can buy, consider peer tutoring as an alternative. Peer tutoring, or tutoring done by one of your child’s classmates or peers, can have many advantages. Although professional tutors are available in most communities and even online, peer tutoring can be a better value, and may be just the type of teaching your child needs in order to succeed.…

  • Education

    Is Federal Financial Aid to Blame for Escalating College Tuition?

    The role of nearly unlimited federal financial aid rarely receives any attention in the current debate over the causes of skyrocketing college tuition. Very few students, or their parents, are able to pay tuition costs out of pocket anymore. Many private schools now charge between $30,000-$50,000 a year. Even at a number of state schools tuition and fees now hover around $20,000. Since most college students do not come from families blessed with thousands of dollars in extra cash, most end up having to borrow money. According to the New York Times, the average student loan debt for all borrowers was over $23,000 in 2011. The problem does not appear…