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Dominic Randolph

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Private Schools Top That $40,000 Tuition Mark

Thursday, February 16, 2012

New York City private schools have been sending out notifications this week -- yes, no and the dreaded wait list -- and by many accounts, it has been a tough year to win a coveted seat at some of the city’s top schools. But for those who have, there’s a downside to victory: the bill.

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Wrapping Up Your Character Education Questions

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

The importance of resilience, curiosity about introverts and requests for additional information are among the final questions posed about character education to Dominic Randolph of Riverdale Country School and David Levin of KIPP New York.

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A Tempest Over Tutoring at Riverdale

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Riverdale Country School, like other private schools, has been hoping to crack down on the expensive tutoring some of its students seek by trying to convince parents that most children simply do not need it. But when administrators at the school lashed out at one of the tutoring companies for using a class list to solicit clients, the company fired back, saying the service would not be needed if the students did not have such crushing workloads.

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More Answers About Character Education

Monday, September 26, 2011

The effectiveness of character education, the issue of whether to focus on the top five character strengths or the bottom five, and a request for examples of how the characteristics for success can be taught are among the questions answered by David Levin of KIPP New York and Dominic Randolph of Riverdale Country School, in response to Paul Tough's article in The New York Times Magazine about teaching character.

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First Answers to Your Questions About Character Education

Friday, September 16, 2011

The heads of KIPP New York and Riverdale Country School answer reader questions on their innovative character education programs, including the experience of working together, the science behind the methodology and whether they know it is working.

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