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Crash course on picking a high school

Ready to start your high school search? Here's your go-to guide with touring tips, unique school types to check out, and the top 10 questions to ask.

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It's all about the teacher

There’s a truism that few would dispute: when it comes to the quality of your child's education, it's all about the teacher. Here's why.

Ideas for parents

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Welcome to the nonfiction revolution

Have you heard education's latest buzzword? It's "nonfiction" and you're going to hear it a whole lot more in the coming years.

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Is your child gifted?

The answer may be trickier than you think. Learn more about what it means to be gifted, and how you can help your child.

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For families

Expert advice and tools to help you pick the right 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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