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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.

    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
  • 12.

    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
  • 13.

    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)
  • 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.

    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
  • 16.

    Preschool and Boys

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

    Source: National Association for Single-Sex Public Education
  • 17.

    Student-Centered Philosophies of Education

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

    Source: Education.com
  • 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...

    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.

    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