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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 School-Within-a-School Model

    In an age of reform and restructuring, educators are seeking new models to improve their schools. One approach is to...

    Source: Educational Resource Information Center (U.S. Department of Education)
  • 2.

    School Fundraising During a Budget Crisis

    Thousands of schools across the country face budget cuts that will endanger classes, programs and schedules. Find out...

    Source: Education.com
  • 3.

    Charter Schools on the Rise: What You Need to Know

    This summer, President Obama gave parents who may not be familiar with charter schools billions of reasons to consider...

    Source: Education.com
  • 4.

    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)
  • 5.

    Boys and Elementary School

    Does gender really matter, if you’re a six-year-old boy? Sigmund Freud popularized the notion of the “latency...

    Source: National Association for Single-Sex Public Education
  • 6.

    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)
  • 7.

    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
  • 8.

    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
  • 9.

    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
  • 10.

    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