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Enrolling in kindergarten: What you need to know

As you prepare for the first day of kindergarten, you'll want to be informed well in advance about requirements for kindergarten entrance and registration.

10 signs of a great preschool

How to spot a top-notch program for your child.

How academic should a preschool be?

The best preschools blend play time and "seat work," helping develop academic skills while allowing children to learn through play.

What does the NAEYC seal of approval mean?

The NAEYC sponsors a challenging accreditation system to help parents identify high-quality preschools.

Tales from the Trenches: Seattle Stories

A Seattle mom successfully navigated the system in her search for a school with good academics and a safe environment for her son who has a peanut allergy.

Moving? Tips to help your child with the transition

When moving to a new neighborhood and school, the key to success is understanding your child's temperament.

They learned their lessons

Three moms share their horror stories about picking the wrong schools.

Tales from the Trenches: A San Francisco Mom's Story

There seems to be one universal truth that applies to all schools and districts when it comes to getting what you want: communicate.

Best cities to live and learn 2010

How do they do it? The surprising secrets behind the best education towns in the nation.

Necessary moves

A moving survival guide for families relocating in tough times.