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  More To Know About Boarding Schools
Schools also run orientation programs at the beginning of the year for new international and American students to help them adjust to their new surroundings.
Boarding schools traditionally have been able to attract and retain teachers who are intelligent, dedicated, and energetic.
Boarding schools maintain a balance of teachers ranging from the venerated "master teachers" to eager young talent.
www.boardingschoolsusa.com /articles/moreknow.htm   (1006 words)

  
  Is the Education at Boarding School Better? - MSN Encarta
When you consider the fact that only about 38,000 kids attend boarding schools, but 15 million attend regular public high schools, it's hard not to argue that the boarding school graduates are getting more than their share of the power pie.
Students at boarding schools find the work to be more challenging: 91 percent of boarding school students think school is hard--compared to 70 percent of students at private day schools, and only 50 percent of students at public school.
Boarding schools can be selective about who they take, so they can cherry-pick the smartest and most ambitious.
encarta.msn.com /column_boardingschoolsmain/Is_Education_Better_at_Boarding_School.html   (1111 words)

  
 Boarding school - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Boarding schools are a form of residential school; however, not all residential schools are "classic" boarding schools.
Children are sent away to school to develop wider horizons than their family can provide: a boarding school which a family has attended for generations may define the culture to which parents aspire for their children.
However boarding schools involve some separation from one's parents and possibly culture, and so may give rise to a phenomenon known as the TCK or third culture kid, in which the pupils may fail to belong to either their parents' culture or their school's.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Boarding_school   (2579 words)

  
 Boarding Schools
Schools also point to the fact that many parents are so committed to independent schools that they will make considerable sacrifices to allow their children to attend.
Residential schools have often been the academic choice for families who are mobile, either because adequate education doesn't exist in their present location, or because educational and psychological continuity that increases in importance as children mature may be compromised if the family re-locates.
Boarding or residential schools can offer many attributes, and all of them should be considered by families who are considering them as a possibility for their children.
www.fsca-acse.org /boarding_e.htm   (7644 words)

  
 American Indian Boarding School Experiences: Recent Studies from Native Perspectives | Julie Davis | OAH Magazine of ...
Perhaps the most fundamental conclusion that emerges from boarding school histories is the profound complexity of their historical legacy for Indian people's lives.The diversity among boarding school students in terms of age, personality, family situation, and cultural background created a range of experiences, attitudes, and responses.
Child's focus on Minnesota Ojibwe people's experiences in boarding schools reflects her own identity as a member of the Red Lake Band of Ojibwe, and her analysis of letters between students and parents incorporates the histories of several family and community members.
In Boarding School Seasons: American Indian Families, 1900-1940, Child uses letters written by students and parents to explore the relationship between boarding schools and Ojibwe families in three off-reservation, federal institutions from 1900 to 1940: Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas; the Flandreau Indian School in South Dakota; and the Carlisle School in Pennsylvania.
www.oah.org /pubs/magazine/deseg/davis.html   (2134 words)

  
 Berkeley Parents Network: Boarding Schools
Another school in California that friends have enjoyed is The Thacher School http://www.thacher.org/, it has a large endowment and a fairly high number of students on scholarship, also all students have a horse their freshman year that they must care for and learn to ride.
My daughter entered an East Coast boarding school this last September because of the outstanding educational opportunites- not because, as many West Coast people assume, we are having family troubles with her [because most boarding schools are in the East Coast, many East Coast families are more knowledgeable about and accepting of boarding schools].
The particular boarding school was non-voluntary for my daughter, focused on "behavior modification", somewhat psychological in nature, filled with fairly arbitrary rules, relevant punishments and rewards, etc., and was exactly what my daughter needed.
parents.berkeley.edu /recommend/schools/boarding.html   (4962 words)

  
 Boarding   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Each day a minimum of five boarding staff are on duty within the boarding community.  The role of each member of staff is one of supervision, support, encouragement and organisation.
The school laundry is in operation throughout the normal school week and each boy has his own ‘laundry pigeonhole’ from where his washed and ironed clothes can be collected.
Boarding staff will be happy to meet with prospective parents by prior appointment with the Headmaster’s Secretary.  Our boarding department provides a caring, happy and social community which represents real value for money.
www.campbellcollege.co.uk /boarding.html   (272 words)

  
 Boarding School Finder - Search over 3000 Public and Private Boarding Schools in 50 Countries
Find boarding schools worldwide on the Internet Course Finders, your first information source online for boarding schools, hotel schools, language schools and other international study programmes.
With over 3.000 boarding schools in 50 countries, www.boarding-school-finder.com is the largest independent online directory of boarding schools worldwide.
Find the right boarding school by using search criteria that is important to you (150 criteria including school location, type of boarding school - girls school, boys school, international school..- language of instruction, boarding facilities, supplementary leisure activities..).
www.boarding-school-finder.com   (179 words)

  
 ASU Libraries: Bibliography of Indian Boarding Schools
The most famous boarding school for Indian children was the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania, founded by Richard Pratt in 1879.
The philosophy and intent of this and most subsequent schools was to assimilate Indian children by removing them from their native cultures, and teaching them the manners, dress, and job skills that were deemed important by the school founders and administrators.
While boarding schools still exist, most had changed their practices of forced assimilation by the 1930s.
www.asu.edu /lib/archives/boardingschools.htm   (1311 words)

  
 Small Boarding School Association - SBSA
Small schools mean small classes, where your question or comment will make a difference, and your teacher will get to know you as an individual.
Boarding schools are able to provide the structure after school hours and evening study hours that day schools don't offer and that parents want but can't provide by themselves on a consistent basis.
Small boarding schools are generally mission-driven so each tends to serve a specific type of student.
www.smallboardingschools.org /pages/home.html   (367 words)

  
 Private, Christian boarding school for boys
According to The Association of Boarding Schools, boarding schools can be defined as independent, college preparatory schools that provide housing facilities for students and faculty.
Boarding schools are able to create an environment in which students' time is well monitored.
Students who live in a boarding school environment are exposed to many different cultures.
www.cfschool.org /docs/adm_boarding_school.html   (377 words)

  
 Holden Village -- boarding school   (Site not responding. Last check: )
High school students interested in being part of the Holden winter community can apply to be a boarding student at the Holden High School.
Boarding students will be asked to participate in 4-5 hours/week of a community job, e.g.
When the student is absent from school, the student is not responsible for community duties and it is assumed that they will remain in their assigned residence; if the student is ill and in the Village, the sponsor will see that meals and other needs are available for the student.
www.holdenvillage.org /school/boarding.html   (727 words)

  
 Myi Boarding School- National Directory of Boarding Schools
boarding schools worldwide, some 370 are boarding schools in the United States from New York to Florida, California, Texas and all the smaller states in the USA.
boarding school has been in operation for more than a century, it is not the stodgy experience you might imagine.
Some teen boarding schools are religious, others are non-sectarian, and some of the sectarian schools eagerly welcome students of other backgrounds and faiths.
www.myboardingschool.com   (365 words)

  
 Boarding School Options
The huge range of schooling opportunities that exist for students seeking a private boarding school education is exciting and inspiring.
The Boarding School Option - a paper reviewing Department of State resources, making the boarding school decision, factors to consider when choosing a school, the application process, and an explanation (FAQs) of the "away from post" education allowance.
Boarding School: The Right Choice for Me - an essay written by a Foreign Service student on her experience in boarding school.
www.state.gov /m/dghr/flo/c21940.htm   (567 words)

  
 About Boarding School - Boarding School Review
Read about common boarding school myths in case your perception of boarding school is driven largely by popular movies and urban legend.
Learn how boarding school loans can make boarding school accessible and more affordable.
Boarding school is appealling to both U.S. and international students.
www.boardingschoolreview.com /newtoboardingschools.php   (272 words)

  
 ADHD Boarding School | Boarding Schools | Boarding School For Underachievers | Teen Boarding School
Weekly grade reports are sent to parents and hence give the school a powerful motivation tool because the “perks” that teens desire are granted based on effort, accountability and responsibility
An overwhelming majority of our boarding school students choose to make their lives at Fenster rewarding by responding in a positive manner-thereby reaping the benefits that come with responsible academic effort and citizenship; allowance-trips-recognition-high grades-solid friendships-happier parents-growing self-esteem, etc. etc.
Fenster's boarding school structure and college prep curriculum offer students the opportunity to take courses for high school and college credit.
www.fenster-school.com   (476 words)

  
 Boarding School
The Boarding School experience was, according to one of its harshest and most vocal critics, Zitkala Sa, a"miserable state of cultural dislocation," that created problems long after the children returned home.
As the stories below reveal the boarding school experience not only alienated the children from their families but also from their culture as many of the children were removed to early to remember all but traces of their traditional life styles.
Using the term "inmates" to describe the students, Ah-nen-la-de-ni reveals the physical and psychological fear felt by the young students and the state of cultural purgatory that this experience left its victims in as they were at once alienated from their own culture and denied access to the culture of the mainstream.
xroads.virginia.edu /~HYPER/INCORP/Native/school.html   (460 words)

  
 Baylor School: About Baylor » Why Boarding?
Boarding schools are well known for their academic excellence and Baylor is no exception.
Most secondary schools focus on preparing students for the academic rigors of college life, but only a select few prepare students for living on their own.
They report that the Baylor boarding experience facilitates the transition to higher education, making students more independent, organized, self-confident, and better prepared to make decisions on their own.
www.baylorschool.org /aboutbaylor/ourboardingprogram.asp   (397 words)

  
 American Indian Boarding Schools
In order to undo the boarding school legacy, it is important for every teacher with American Indian students in the classroom to have an awareness of past events and their continuing impact.
Many boarding schools were established far away from reservations so that students would have no contact with their families and friends.
Boarding school students were expected to spy on one another and were pitted against each other by administrators and teachers.
www.kporterfield.com /aicttw/articles/boardingschool.html   (1776 words)

  
 An Indian Boarding School Photo Gallery
Every student at the boarding school spent at least half of his or her day working in some part of the operation.
Boys were assigned to tend the school garden during their daily work period.
Note: Administrators of the Indian Boarding Schools took some pride in creating "before" and "after" photographs that showed their power to suppress traditional Native American clothing and culture.
www.english.uiuc.edu /maps/poets/a_f/erdrich/boarding/gallery.htm   (719 words)

  
 Boarding School Healing Project
United States, Civil Action No. 03-768 L, was filed without consulting any community groups, boarding school survivors’ groups, or tribal governments or attorneys, despite its wide ranging potential impacts on the interpretation of treaties, and on the rights of all survivors of boarding school abuses.
The court also said that it’s not too late to file claims for boarding school abuses because there is no deadline for filing a lawsuit in federal court in a case like this until the BIA makes a decision on a claim.
If the BIA denies boarding school survivors’ claims, it will be very hard to overturn that decision in federal court.
www.boardingschoolhealingproject.org /suits1.htm   (762 words)

  
 Indian School
According to records, the school owned "8 horses, 1 mare, 1 pony, 44 cattle, 38 calves, 2 bulls and 6 good pigs." The cattle were branded with I.D.F.L. indicating ownership by the Department of Interior and Fort Lewis School.
One of these schools was built in Ignacio, CO for the Ute tribe.
The focus of the school would change to a high school that would emphasize agricultural and mechanical arts and be placed under the control of the State Board of Agriculture and the State Agriculture College.
oldfort.fortlewis.edu /indian.htm   (559 words)

  
 Choosing a Boarding School
Find boarding schools that can not only address your child's behavioral issues but will improve their school work and give you hope for their academic and professional working future.
Choosing a boarding school is not easy and you will need to gather together as much information as possible.
A school visit is an invaluable way to learn about whether a particular school is the right place for your child.
www.boardingschoolsinfo.com /categories/Choosing-a-Boarding-School.asp   (713 words)

  
 Reservation Boarding Schools
Some students, after arriving at the school became so ill that they had to be sent home and some students displayed their resistance by running away.
Schools were criticized as cruel for separating the children from their families.
The structure and political support for the philosophies and activities of the reservation boarding schools was fast eroding by the early 20th century.
www.twofrog.com /rezsch.html   (4768 words)

  
 Why Girls Boarding Schools Are Best For Your Daughter
On the other hand, an all-girls boarding school is a 24-hour environment where girls live in a community designed especially for the needs of adolescent females.
Boarding school placement separates her from such negative influences and gives her a chance to make new friends in a situation supervised by adults.
Sometimes a boarding school placement allows a family to “decompress.” Parents and siblings can use this break to regroup and rethink their own behavior, as the child meanwhile learns better ways of coping and managing her behaviors within the structure of boarding school.
www.boardingschoolsforgirls.com /boardingschool.html   (906 words)

  
 TABS: About Boarding Schools
Many families choose boarding schools for their children because of the college preparation they provide.
Boarding school students learn about themselves and gain self-esteem by trying new things and taking risks.
Our boarding school graduates take more with them from their experience than just college preparation and self-discipline.
www.schools.com /about/advantage.html   (346 words)

  
 Fenster's boarding school structure offers success to all students, whether capable underachieveres, struggling teens ...
Fenster Boarding School is accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools-Commission of Accreditation and School Improvement.
The school seeks college bound students who will make a commitment to learning, who intend to prepare for college and who have the ability and the desire to participate in our programs.
Our boarding schools curriculum is designed to support encourage and accelerate students from introductory courses to advanced classes and college concurrent classes.
www.fenster-school.com /boarding_school_curriculum.htm   (595 words)

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