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Topics in American Education: The mysterious case of unilingual graduates

The Newtonite February 28, 2013
Different students tend to approach their secondary education from different angles––some see high school as a necessary step to get into their top-choice college. Others see these four years as (shocker!) a time during which they learn skills in their classes that have long-term benefits, regardless of the next step in their schooling.

Administrators, teachers consider balancing consistency, equity and creativity

The Newtonite February 25, 2013
There has been an ongoing debate in the world of education on how to create consistency in the curriculum and equity in grading while allowing for teacher freedom.

Hilda Karp adds energy, wisdom to Language Lab

The Newtonite June 6, 2012
by Malini Gandhi Rarely is one both a bold, constantly moving firecracker and a person of quiet kindness, but long-time Language Lab coordinator Hilda Karp is an exception, according to world language department head Nancy Marrinucci.

Column: Exchange trips enrich learning

The Newtonite March 15, 2012
by Connor Vasu Imagine living with a different family for three weeks and on top of that, imagine that the family speaks exclusively in rapid Chinese. Learning Chinese could never be more daunting, yet more gratifying.

Language department revises French sequence

The Newtonite January 13, 2012
by Samantha Libraty Beginning next year, the French honors sequence will be revised to include a fourth year honors course to precede French 5 Advanced Placement language, according to world language department head Nancy Marrinucci.
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