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Find a school with GreatSchools

A brief overview of how to use GreatSchools.org to find a school.

A school supply list to get you started

Keep this checklist handy to make your back-to-school shopping as easy as A, B, C.

Start the School Year Right: Tips From Our Experts

Whether it's finding more time for family activities or getting better organized for school, the start of a new school year is a good time to rethink and plan ahead.

Active gaming tips

Video games aren't just for couch potatoes - active gaming gets kids moving.

Ten fun ways to keep your child learning this summer

Backyard gardens, puppet theaters, scrapbooks and crafts are some of the ways to keep your children active and their minds working all summer long.

Matters of the (young) heart

Love at first sight. Crushed crushes. From preschool to puberty, here's how to help with your child’s heartthrobs and heartaches.

5 surprising tricks for keeping your child healthy

Find out how old wives' tales meet modern science to ward off runny noses, sore throats, and sick days.

Do you need a parent coach?

Go, Mom, go! Could a parent coach turn you into the parent you always hoped to be?

How important is class size?

Class size is one of many factors to consider when choosing or evaluating a school.

Is your child on track in science?

From presidents to pundits, everyone's talking about the importance of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Is your child mastering these essential skills? Find out with our grade-by-grade guide.

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