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Getting ready for middle school

Prepare your child for the changes and challenges of middle school with these tips.

Seven steps to succeeding in middle school

Help your child feel confident and perform well in middle school.

Signs of an LD in middle and high school

How do you know if your tween or teen has a learning disability? Learn to read the signs.

Drinking, drugs, and… middle school dating?

Dating is part of growing up, but early dating can be risky.

Study skills for middle school and beyond

Your child has a better chance of succeeding in college if she masters school survival skills now. Here's how you can help her get organized and learn to study effectively.

Insider tricks for assessing middle schools

Our resident school-choice expert offers deal-breakers and red flags on assessing middle schools from a distance.

10 key questions for middle schools

Looking for middle school? Don't do it without getting the answers to these questions!

How to find the right middle school

Which middle school is right - or wrong - for your child?

Crash course for choosing a middle school

Turbo-charge your middle school search with this roundup of what you need to know - from dirty little school tour secrets to the most essential questions you can ask.

Reading problems in middle school and high school students

It's never too late! Learn how teenagers can dramatically improve their reading skills.