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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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    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)
  • 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.

    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
  • 4.

    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
  • 5.

    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
  • 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.

    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
  • 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 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
  • 10.

    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)