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1967: Summer of Love or Summer of Hate?

A report in the February 27, 2018 online U.S. News and World Report titled "Inequality Remains 50 Years After Kerner Report" is shocking, yet not surprising. That report 50 years ago was spurred by the massive extent of civil disobedience in America during the summer of 1967 when 157 cities went up in flames due … Read more

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Dr. Perrino Interviewed by Northern Virginia Magazine for Article on Finding Tutors

Dr. Ralph G. Perrino, Director of Northern Virginia Tutoring Service, was recently interviewed for an article appearing February 24, 2017 in Northern Virginia Magazine, entitled "How to Find the Best Tutor For Your Child". Click the article title to read it in full.

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Does Saving Penalize Parents of College-Bound Students?

As students come to the end of their high school years, the question of college selection and college funding becomes paramount in the minds of parents and, in some instances, grandparents. Of course, completion of the dreaded Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is the first step parents must take. The FAFSA form … Read more

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Perrino’s Book Reviewed and Featured in Fairfax County Times

I am proud to announce that the second edition of my book Issues, Strategies, and Concerns in Education Today: A Collection of Essays has been reviewed by The Fairfax Times in its June 3 online and print editions. You can read the review here: http://www.fairfaxtimes.com/articles/local-author-pens-prep-guide-to-surviving-high-school-graduation

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Focus Fracas and the Loss of “Serious Reading”

A recent essay in the online Chronicle of Higher Education titled “Focus Fracas” (December 6, 2015), addresses the issue of inattentiveness, lack of focus, and digital over-stimulation of college students in today's technologically charged college classroom. Its author, Frank Furedi, noted that at a recent sociology conference, when he told his colleagues that he required his students to read … Read more

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