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Hot Topics: Teachers must observe and ask questions until they get to the possible root of a student’s bad behavior. Read more…
Finance: These savings plans have many advantages to save for higher education, and are designed to allow parents or others to maintain more control of the money deposited into the account. Read more…

Teacher’s notes: Tips for calming Sunday night school anxiety

Education: Plus advice on discussing surprising report card grades with your child’s teacher. Read more…

Choosing charters: Many New York parents find charter schools to be best fit for their kids

Education: Many New Yorkers are choosing charter schools over traditional public schools for their children — and it’s leading to a charter school expansion. Read more…

School no longer always a safe and nurturing environment

Letter from the Publisher: Only recently have parents and kids become wary and afraid of what might take place in their school after the say good-bye in the morning. Read more…
Education: Learning a new language is hard. For the almost five million English language learners in U.S. public schools, trying to learn complicated math and science concepts in a new language is even harder. Read more…
Schooling: As public schools continue to struggle with restructuring, families are choosing to educate their children in Catholic schools in increasing numbers Read more…
Featured Event: ‘La Belle Lost in the World of Automaton,’ is the classic story of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ played out in the engine room of a 1920s steam ship. Read more…

‘The Perfect Monster’ invades a stage in Midtown

Featured Event: The tale of Sybil, a science nerd on a mission to find a ‘perfect’ friend, will fascinate audiences at TADA! Youth Theater. Read more…
Featured Event: Families can spend a day immersed in the historic Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, doing a variety of hands-on activities, including scavenger hunts and artifact exploration. Read more…
Therapies: There are many issues and emotions to be worked through when adopting an adolescent; learn what you can from therapists and other specialists BEFORE bringing the child into your family circle. Read more…
Schooling: Good homework habits should be fostered early, with parents setting a productive study environment and monitoring their children’s work — but never stepping in and doing it themselves. Read more…
Featured Event: Children can explore the life and legacy of the late civil rights activist in a creative way in the Museum’s Craft Room. Read more…
Featured Event: Freedom Songs and Stories from across the globe honor the life and legacy of the civil rights leader at the Lefferts Historic Homestead. Read more…
Featured Event: Interactive songs, nursery rhymes, arts and crafts in two languages will fascinate young visitors to the Museum of Chinese America. Read more…
Featured Event: Children can bring their favorite teddy bear or doll to the historic venue and learn about life in the 1830s. Read more…
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