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Many parents want to offer their children the best available education so that they can find a good job when they graduate from college. The knowledge economy makes the whole effort as competitive as ever. All this saga begins as early as Pre-K!More

Many parents want to offer their children the best available education so that they can find a good job when they graduate from college. The knowledge economy makes the whole effort as competitive as ever. All this saga begins as early as Pre-K! One of the key things in the professional development is mastering 2 foreign languages. Especially for a small country like Greece. Only 13 million people speak Greek worldwide.More

Alex struggled to focus in class. He found writing a paragraph unaided a stretch, and, as his Year 8 English teacher, I had to explain simple things to him time and again. Yet when he handed in his homework assignments, they were strangely beautiful. How, I wondered, could this pupil who showed so little ability in the classroom turn around such polished pieces of prose on his own at home?More

Source: telegraph.co.uk
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