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School Choices

Picking the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions a parent can make. How do you know what type of school will be best for your child? How can you find out what a school is really like? Our experts provide advice to guide any parent through the numerous choices available.

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  • 1.

    Forget 8am-3pm: Here Comes the Longer School Day

    For most families, the daily routine of sending children to school before 8 am, and having them out by 3 pm, is as...

    Source: Education.com
  • 2.

    Affective and Social Benefits of Small-Scale Schooling

    The school consolidation trend that began early in this century continues into the present, with both schools and...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
  • 3.

    Commercialism in Schools

    Businesses are increasingly making inroads into the classroom, particularly in underfunded schools. In exchange for...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
  • 4.

    Education Vouchers

    Educational vouchers represent a system of education finance in which parents are given a tuition certificate that can...

    Source: National Center for the Study of Privatization in Education (Teachers College, Columbia University)
  • 5.

    Foreign Language and International Studies High Schools

    Although most Language and International Studies High Schools (LISHS) are a part of the public school system, they...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
  • 6.

    Selecting a School for Your Child

    How do you pick the best school for your child? Whether you are choosing a public or private school or homeschooling,...

    Source: U.S. Department of Education
  • 7.

    K-12 Single-Sex Education: What Does the Research Say?

    Interest in single-sex education has been reinvigorated by the educational reform movement and by skepticism about...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
  • 8.

    Improving the School Experience for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Students

    Interest in meeting the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered youth is growing, largely as a result of...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
  • 9.

    The Advantages of Small Schools

    Americans are rediscovering the small school. Education has proclaimed that "bigger is better" for so long that many...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
  • 10.

    Charter Schools Demystified

    Gone are the days of simply choosing between a public or private school. Now your choices are so abundant, the process...

    Source: Education.com

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