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Moving to a new area? Thinking about transferring your child within district? Considering a charter, single-sex, or other alternative school setting for your child? As a parent, it can be a challenge to wade through the mountains of data and information on local public schools. Look no further! We have tips and tricks to help you make this all important decision about your child's education and future.

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  • 1.

    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)
  • 2.

    The Lowdown on Single-Sex Education

    Not long ago single-sex schools were viewed as relics from another age, a time when boys took woodshop and girls studied...

    Source: Education.com
  • 3.

    The Single-Gender Classroom

    Imagine a classroom tailored in accordance with the likes and dislikes of your child. In your son’s class...

    Source: Gender Differences Special Edition Contributor
  • 4.

    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
  • 5.

    Controversy and Debate Surround the Implementation of Single-Gender Education

    The controversy and debate surrounding public school single gender education as a means to increase student achievement...

    Source: Gender Differences Special Edition Contributor
  • 6.

    The Status of Computer and Internet Use in Schools

    In 2006, the National Center for Educational Statistics released a report titled, Internet Access in U.S. Public Schools...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 7.

    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)
  • 8.

    Do Kids Need a Longer School Day?

    The typical American school day lasts about eight hours. That’s long enough to squeeze in reading, writing,...

    Source: Education.com
  • 9.

    Extended School Year (ESY)

    The term EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR encompasses a range of options in providing programs in excess of the traditional 180-day...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
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    Typical Year-Round Calendars

    Implementing Year-Round Education, means revising the traditional nine-month agrarian calendar into a year-round...

    Source: National Association for Year-Round Education