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Is a Waldorf school right for my child?

Learn what supporters, and critics, say about this unique, child-centric program that favors creativity and hands-on learning.

Should I send my child to a private school?

Expensive and elitist? Smaller classrooms and a better education? Maybe, maybe not. Get the lowdown on a private school education.

Public vs. private vs. charter schools

In the often overwhelming world of school choice, there are public, private, and charters. How do you decide which type of school is right for your child?

Should I send my child to a single-sex school?

Learn more about single-sex schools, and what advocates and detractors say. Then decide for yourself.

How important is class size?

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

Searching for security

How do you know if a school is safe? Pretty paint jobs won't tell you! Let these six steps help you research the most fundamental issue for every school.

Navigating the system: Los Angeles

Live in or around Los Angeles? We did the homework to help parents make informed choices about the area's schools.

Project-based learning: the pros and cons

Many schools claim to do project-based learning, but do they really? And what are the advantages of this kind of academic focus?

Should I consider homeschooling my child?

Thanks to online education, homeschooling is growing in popularity and becoming an attractive alternative for many families. But is it right for you?

College prep: What does it really mean?

Many schools claim to be college preparatory, but do they do anything outside the ordinary to set kids on the road to college?

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