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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.

    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
  • 12.

    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
  • 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 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)
  • 15.

    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
  • 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.

    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
  • 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.

    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...

    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