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Four Reasons Families Leave Trinitas (Part #2)

Posted by Ron Gilley on Jan 22, 2018 10:00:48 AM

People come and people go. That is a truth in any community. It is human nature, I suppose to some extent, for people to get interested in a thing, even convinced about a thing, then lose interest or become unconvinced over time. Maybe we just have a short (and shortening) attention span. Because it is enrollment season, though, and families are deciding whether or not their children ought to attend Trinitas next year, I am spending the next few weeks focusing on some of the top reasons people give for losing interest in and leaving Trinitas. This is the second of four such installments, and I hope you find it helpful if you are trying to make an enrollment decision.

#1 The standards are too high!

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Topics: Blog Posts, College Admissions, Mathematics, Grades, Admissions

Four Reasons Families Leave Trinitas (Part #1)

Posted by Ron Gilley on Jan 15, 2018 9:00:14 AM

People come and people go. That is a truth in any organization. It is human nature, I suppose to some extent, for people to get interested in a thing, even convinced about a thing, then lose interest or become unconvinced over time. Because it is enrollment season and families are deciding whether or not they ought to attend Trinitas, I want to spend the next few weeks focusing on some of the top reasons people give for losing interest in and leaving Trinitas.

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Topics: Blog Posts, Grades, Admissions

Making the Grade

Posted by Ron Gilley on Jan 8, 2018 1:32:08 PM

Sometime around the end of the nineteenth century, American colleges and universities began to use a form of grading students that resembles what most high schools, colleges, and universities still use today: A, B, C, D, and F. The grades are intended to be a way of measuring and reporting a student’s performance on a given assignment or within a given subject over a period of time. They are useful for that task, but far from perfect. At Trinitas we also grade students using a variation of the aforementioned marks.

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Topics: Blog Posts, Classical Education, True Education, Teaching, Grades

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