Public School

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.

Related Articles

showing 11 - 20 of 22
  • 11.

    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
  • 12.

    Single Sex Education: The New Segregation?

    A cure for low test scores. A panacea for teen pregnancy. A way to cut down on bullying. Or, a return to the dark ages?...

  • 13.

    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
  • 14.

    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
  • 15.

    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)
  • 16.

    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
  • 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.

    School Staff Burnout: What You Can Do

    Research and tips on how to support public school workers and reasons why the public school systems need parents to help...

  • 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