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John Duffy on school refusal

Beyond "I don't want to go to school," there's a whole other level of dread. It's called school refusal, and we're only just beginning to understand it.

11 tips for adjusting to a new school

Make your child's first day easier by getting organized and staying positive.

Fewer schools keeping librarians on staff

Cash-strapped California school districts forced to cut positions

What is an early college high school?

Is your child eager for a challenge and prepared to tackle college-level academics in high school? If so, early college high school may be a perfect fit.

Special needs programs and schools: a primer

How to make sense of what's available and make the best choice for your child.

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.

Choosing a school: have a backup plan

Didn't land your first-choice school? Be prepared with a backup plan.

Do uniforms make schools better?

Yes and no, say the experts. The heated debate over school uniforms shows no signs of cooling off.

Extreme makeover: green schools edition

Put an environmental spin on your kids' education with these eco-friendly tips for schools.

Switching your child's school midyear

Six tips for deciding to pull your child out before the school year's over.

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