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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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Tutoring and Jefferson’s daughter

I am reading “Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power” by Jon Meacham. It is a very interesting look into the man and the myth. I came upon an interesting passage as I read the book this morning. As was the practice of the wealthy of his time, Jefferson sought the assistance of tutors to educate … Read more

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Book Review: a Calculus book for Mathephobes

Today’s book review comes from my office manager at NVTS, Deb Haynes, who is comfortable with bookkeeping but horrified by Calculus! The Calculus Diaries: How Math Can Help You Lose Weight, Win in Vegas, and Survive a Zombie Apocalypse By Jennifer Ouellette Many a parent has heard the lament “I’ll never need <algebra/calculus/fill in the … Read more

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