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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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    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)
  • 2.

    Public vs. Private: The Math Debate

    An engaging, up-to-date math curriculum is essential for your child. But where can she receive the best instruction in...

    Source: Education.com
  • 3.

    Top 10 Reasons to Support Public Education

    10. An educated population is the cornerstone of democracy. This nation's well-being depends on the decisions of its...

    Source: Nebraska State Education Association
  • 4.

    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
  • 5.

    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
  • 6.

    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
  • 7.

    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)
  • 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.

    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)
  • 10.

    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