Looking for a school for your child? Good schools almost always have a high level of trust among parents, teachers and administrators.
Look your child’s teacher in the eye, shake their hand, and introduce yourself, using your child’s name as well as your own. Communicate that you care deeply about your child and their education.
What’s different about charter schools, and how do they work? Here are 11 facts about charters that may be helpful to you as you consider whether a charter school might make sense for your child.
The world of U.S. public schools is huge and diverse. Here are 10 facts about public schools that may be helpful as you consider your school options. Unless otherwise noted, data is provided by the federal government. About 90% of
There are more ways to select your child’s school than you might realize. This overview of the five ways American families choose schools is designed to prompt your own thinking about whether one of these ways of choosing schools might
What to look for in a high school sports program? Three things: The opportunity to play, the quality of teaching and learning, and the values that undergird the program.
Most families live in communities with multiple good schools and multiple pathways to gain admission. While finding and getting into a good school can feel overwhelming, it’s usually possible.
The world of private schools is diverse and sometimes surprising. Here are 10 facts you might not know that may be helpful as you consider your school options. Unless otherwise noted, all data is provided by the federal government for
Parents are naturally attracted to small class sizes because it seems more likely that the teacher will be able to manage the classroom well and will be able to get to know and serve each child well. But is this the right way to think about class size? How much does class size really matter?
It’s all the rage these days for schools to claim they’re student centered. But what does this phrase actually mean? In my experience, schools may be talking about three different but related ideas when they use the phrase “student centered.”