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The History of the 4th of July - Independence Day

On July 4, 1776, the thirteen colonies claimed their independence from England, an event which eventually led to the formation of the United States. Each year on July 4th, also known as Independence Day, Americans celebrate this historic event.

Tips on FCE for Schools Writing

This article is one of a series of articles on features of Tower Bridge Books, specifically on preparation for the FCE First for Schools

In order for students to excel in the Writing section of FCE for Schools, exposure to vocabulary is of utmost importance, providing students with a plethora of articles on a wide array of topics on an everyday basis. 

The Growing Achievement Gap

Income inequality is exacerbating the gap between rich and poor school children.

KIDS ARRIVE AT SCHOOL with large achievement gaps between rich and poor, and that achievement gap grows over the summer.

Are Schools Measuring the Progress of English-Language Learners All Wrong?

A new study suggests that the education system’s focus on the test scores of English-language learners may be obscuring the progress schools have made.

With tutoring I get to see much more of the impact of volunteering'

To celebrate Volunteers’ Week we’re profiling some of the people who give up their time to help and inspire others