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Parochial schools

A quick definition of parochial schools.

Translating language-based schools

Understanding what a language-based school is all about can seem as hard as learning a new language itself. In plain English, here's what you should know.

The lowdown on STEM schools

Given the crying need for graduates with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees, is a STEM school right for your child?

The truth about charter schools

Charter school is a loaded term. Prejudices abound and misconceptions reign. Here’s what you need to know when considering a charter school for your child.

What is a hybrid school anyway?

The lovechild of online learning and traditional brick-and-mortar instruction, hybrid, or "blended" schools, is a growing educational model.

Public schools: fact and fiction

When it comes to public education, misunderstandings and myths abound. Here's what you really need to know about public schools.

Vocational and CTE schools

Is a vocational or career and technical education (CTE) program right for your child? Learn how some high schools integrate apprenticeship-like training into curricula.

The reality of virtual schools

Thanks to the online education, virtual schools are taking off in America. Here's what you should know about this brick-and-mortar alternative to education.

Core Knowledge schools

Is a Core Knowledge school right for your child? Learn what this rigorous academic program is all about and the pros and cons it offers students preK to 8.

Low-performing schools

Defining "low-performing school" can be tricky, depending on your state, your child's grade level, and a school's test scores.

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