A Successful Summer Break
The end of the school year is a time to celebrate. Student’s sigh with relief as finals come to their conclusion (it’s never too late to get help) and summer break stretches out ahead of them longer than the pacific coast. The end of the year is also a time for assessment, reflection, and evaluation. Were your grades as high as you hoped they’d be? Do you feel you’re falling farther behind in math and science? Are you prepared for college level courses come fall?
Relax. We aren’t trying to freak you out. Summer is meant to be fun, but it’s also meant to be productive. The good news is you can spend break preparing for next year. With the help of an Orange County, CA, private tutor, you can build the skills and confidence you need to succeed. Don’t believe us? What if we told you a secret all of our in home private tutors know. Are you ready? The secret is: You are capable of learning the course material and acing tests such as the SAT. Don’t believe us? Let’s look at the bigger picture for some proof: California’s high school graduation rate has surpassed 80% for the first time in history.
California’s Golden High School Graduation Rate
Classes are getting harder, testing is always changing, and colleges are raising acceptance standards, yet, Instead of falling behind, California is moving ahead. Further, you don’t have to tell us how impressive the Golden State’s students are – trust us, we know; we’ve had the pleasure of teaching many of them (1,500 to be exact).
According to a Los Angeles Times article, California’s Graduation Rate Passes 80% for First TIme, much of the success has to do with narrowing the achievement gap among racial groups. In their words,