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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.

    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)
  • 12.

    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)
  • 13.

    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
  • 14.

    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
  • 15.

    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)
  • 16.

    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
  • 17.

    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
  • 18.

    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
  • 19.

    Tracking in Schools

    What is tracking in schools? Find out how to make tracking in schools work to enhance your child's education.

    Source: Education.com
  • 20.

    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