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reggierats December 10, 2008


Teaching kids to learn to use their allowance wisely and to give from their own monies and really appreciate how people feel when they are given...

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lmsabm December 11, 2008


My boys get an allowance based upon their behaviour during the week. We use a sticker-chart, and instead of junk, they... More »

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kayjay February 5, 2009


My children are given .50 cents for each year of their age for allowance each week. But they have a chart on the refrigerator... More »

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strive4mybaby February 5, 2009


I just had a conference with my daughters' pre-school teacher in regards to her starting kindergarten this September. My daughter has a late b-day... More » 

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healthy11 February 5, 2009


There have been quite a few parents who have been in similar situations, but every child is different. In general, young... More »

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LPants February 5, 2009


I believe in socializing your child is best for her at this time. Helping her to interact with kids her age will help... More »

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kimberlyolivia February 4, 2009


what are the hours of school? are there before or after school care

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carvell04 February 4, 2009


Welcome to Great Schools. This is a nation wide forum, so it is almost impossible to answer your question. Your best bet... More »

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bakerybabe February 3, 2009


It looks like our finances are dictating the need to go to public school for my daughter's 5th grade. She is currently in a french immersion school... More » 

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drjohnson February 3, 2009


In general, I think the best approach to finding out about public schools is to talk to parents whose kids currently attend.... More »

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TeacherParent February 4, 2009


From private to public is a transition and your post speaks to two of the major differences - class size is usually smaller... More »

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Anonymous May 25, 2008


How important is diversity for "diverse" children - in terms of other kids, teachers or as part of curriculum where diversity is celebrated not... More » 

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MagnetMom February 4, 2009


You're right, Debora, I can't say I know anyone old enough to relate stories of slavery. And that's great that your neighbor... More »

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Debora February 4, 2009


Sorry: After I posted I realized that I missed part of what I was saying. Our school has a Living History program.... More »

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vacekd1001 February 4, 2009


 There are mixed information on this topic.  What do people think about this. Understanding Childhood Bi-polar Disorder http://w...

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vacekd1001 February 4, 2009


SORRY I DOUBLED POSTED THIS THREAD PLEASE READ THE STICKY POST WITH THE SAME NAME. Please do not post... More »

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metdad November 15, 2008


Would you want to know if teacher has been connvicted of a crime, had complaints against them professionally or privately from CPS, parents or their... More » 

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MagnetMom December 28, 2008


A local newspaper recently published the salaries of literally everyone who works for the school district. From teachers,... More »

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metdad February 4, 2009


School districts do back ground checks and some even drug tests, however results are not made public. They are kept within... More »

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sharie001 February 3, 2009


    http://community.greatschools.net/advice/225/Rights-of-Students-with-Hidden-Disabilities

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mamade4 February 3, 2009


What are the best elementary schools in Ellensburg, WA?

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Mammamoo January 25, 2009


Should I send my 4 year old daughter (turns 5 in Nov) to Kindergarten? She is in 4's program and doing great.

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healthy11 February 3, 2009


It is true that not all private schools do use the same "birthday cutoff dates" as the public schools. Some private schools... More »

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MagnetMom February 3, 2009


Hi Mammamoo, and welcome to GreatSchools. As others have suggested, there are things to consider including the... More »


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