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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.

    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
  • 2.

    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
  • 3.

    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)
  • 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.

    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
  • 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.

    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)
  • 9.

    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
  • 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