Julie Gaffey

April 10, 2018
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Here’s What Standardized Testing Really Measures

Standardized tests are touted as predictors of future success — but studies show they don’t […]Read More >
April 5, 2018
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Faculty Spotlight: Q&A with Noah Brennan-Sawyer

Humanities teacher Noah Brennan Sawyer fosters classroom discussions that challenge Oliverian students to better understand […]Read More >
April 3, 2018
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Legal Marijuana and Teenage Anxiety: How Should Parents and Educators Respond?

Shifting attitudes toward marijuana have fueled self-medication among teens, exposing them to long-term mental health […]Read More >
March 27, 2018
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Oli Senior Spotlight: “Stronger Than I Once Could Have Hoped To Be”

Applying to colleges can reduce students to test scores and GPAs. This student used his […]Read More >