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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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  • 11.

    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
  • 12.

    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)
  • 13.

    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
  • 14.

    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
  • 15.

    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
  • 16.

    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)
  • 17.

    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)
  • 18.

    Student-Centered Philosophies of Education

    A look at student-centered philosophies: progressivism, social reconstructionism, and existentialism. Read about...

    Source: Education.com
  • 19.

    Learn What Choices Are Available to You

    Different schools offer alternatives in teaching styles, content, and learning opportunities. This section briefly...

    Source: U.S. Department of Education
  • 20.

    Preschool and Boys

    Scrambled eggs for baby? “Start him earlier, and he’ll do better.” Many parents believe that the earlier a...

    Source: National Association for Single-Sex Public Education