Category: News

Could Free ACT and SAT Exams Benefit Low-Income Students?

College enrollment among lower income students has been an issue for years. High schools want their students to move on to college, but among lower income students, that has not been a reality. New research suggests that if states pay for the cost of college entrance exams (ACT and SAT), college enrollment among lower income […]






What’s New at A Grade Ahead? July 2017

The last three months at A Grade Ahead have been a blur of activity for staff, students, and parents. We have had held graduation celebrations at our academies, introduced hands-on activities into our curriculum, launched our Parent Portal to all A Grade Ahead families, painted the corporate offices, celebrated Mother’s Day with crafts, welcomed our […]






The Trend Towards Hands-on Learning in Education

Hands-on learning has become an important topic in education. Think back to when you were a kid—chances are, you sat through lecture and completed homework to learn a concept. While this does aide learning and a tactic that teachers still use, it is not the only tactic teachers use today. Hands-on learning is not a new […]






The Future of American Education

Significant changes are ahead in Washington and the American educational system will certainly be impacted. It remains to be seen exactly what might change and what might stay the same, but many experts have opinions. Below are some articles and blog posts that may shed light about what education may look like in the near […]






MathWizard Is Now A Grade Ahead

On Monday, September 5th, MathWizard underwent a major transformation. Our company changed its name to A Grade Ahead and we introduced a new logo, new website at  agradeahead.com and new colors—purple and green. This exciting transformation allows our company, which is still owned and operated by Meenal and Parag Singhal, to more accurately reflect our mission—to […]






The Educational Impact of Reading on Learning English Language Arts: How Decreased Reading Affects Vocabulary, Comprehension, & Writing

Reading at home is one of the best tools for learning English! Not only does reading at home improve comprehension and writing skills, but it also increases vocabulary. In fact, reading for just 10 minutes can expose kids to thousands of words! LEARNING ENGLISH FOR KIDS: CHECK OUT MORE DATA ON THE EDUCATIONAL IMPACT OF READING! […]






Education Update: Every Student Succeeds Act Replacing No Child Left Behind

There has been some big news circling around education this past month. The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed by President Obama on December 10, 2015. The ESSA will replace the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). At this point, it is too soon to pass any judgments on ESSA, but the new law seems promising. Many are making […]