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Finding the perfect preschool

Finding the perfect preschool

Child Development: A step-by-step guide to finding the right fit for you and your child. Read more…

Prevent the ‘summer slide’ no matter what you have planned for school vacation

Vacations: Headed to the beach? Traveling within the 50 states? Spending the summer away at camp? Each is an opportunity to incorporate learning into your child’s vacation. Read more…
Education: When this mom had to decide whether her son would repeat kindergarten, she found little information and help on the topic online. So, she wrote her own book. Read more…

‘Not Always Happy’ is a real look at adoption and Down syndrome

Education: Kari Wagner-Peck’s memoir discusses the issues that arose when she and her husband adopted a toddler with Down syndrome, and the difficulty the young boy faced in public school. Read more…

Preschools for all

Letter from the Publisher: We now know the importance of good educational early childcare, and the city’s Pre-K For All program is a step in the right direction. Read more…

Not much of a bookworm? How to instill a love of reading in your child

Education: If getting your child to read is a struggle, take her shopping for books at the library. Once she reads a tome that she absolutely loves, her perception of reading will change for the better. Read more…
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…
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