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Getting involved at school

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I want to get involved... but how?

If you'd like to help out at your child's school but aren't sure where to start, you've come to the right place.

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How to start a school garden

Like the idea of letting kids get their hands dirty while they learn? Follow our step-by-step guide to starting a school garden.

Ideas for parents

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How academic should a preschool be?

It's a difficult question, even for experts. Get the lowdown on what to look for in reading, math, social skills, and play time.

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College prep begins... now!

Discussing — and visiting — colleges should begin before high school even starts. Read one mom's time line for what to do and when.

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For families

Expert advice and tools to help you pick the right school.
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For schools

Highlight your school’s strengths to your community with a free official school profile.
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Write a review

School profiles are better when parents, teachers and students share their experiences. Tell the story of your school.
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GreatSchools is a non-profit organization with profiles of more than 200,000 preK-12 schools – public, public charter and private – and over one million reviews from parents, teachers and students sharing information about the schools they know best. We also have thousands of articles, worksheets, and videos to help parents encourage and support learning at home. Our new personalized education guide, GreatKids, helps parents see how their children are doing, support their learning, and find great education resources.

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