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Jesswasserman1 July 3, 2013


My husband and I are moving from N.Y. To N.C. and we have 3 children.2are in high school and 1 in middle school. We are also Jewish but not religious.... More » 

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MomGinger June 19, 2013


we live in northern VA, we moved to an area without checking or knowing which school is the best, we are moving in a year I need to get feedback... More » 

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MagnetMom June 28, 2013


Hi MomGinger, and welcome to GreatSchools Parent Community. Here's a great article to get you started: http://www.greatschool... More »

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Virginialo June 2, 2013


Due to work reasons, we had to move to a different location for 9 months. I made sure my son's school would keep his spot so that when we came... More » 

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MagnetMom June 3, 2013


Hi Virginialo, and welcome to GreatSchools Parent Community. I certainly feel you. I take great pains at the... More »

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TeacherParent June 6, 2013


It depends on the school. Some schools have policies in regard to the need to notify parents if a child's grades... More »

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imbobby June 10, 2011


How do students get to school when no school district transportation is available.( Natomas USD) We live approx 3 miles from school

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MagnetMom June 10, 2011


Hi imbobby, We're in the same boat in Southern California. With no busses within 2-3 miles of a school, nearly... More »

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kidzjet May 19, 2013


In certain cities private transportation is available thru private carrier like kidzJet.

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Audra421 March 26, 2013


I am a single mom to my 8-year-old son. I am not only my son's mom but also do the role of dad, have since the day he was born. He is in the... More » 

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TeggerWard April 29, 2013


I am also a single mom to an 8 year old. We switched schools this year and did not know anyone at the school. It takes... More »

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TeacherParent May 19, 2013


Are you the only single mother in the class? That's usually not the case but you can ask the teacher to suggest some... More »

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myricksm April 15, 2013


My son is a high functioning autistic child in kindergarten. We would like to relocate to a better school district in the Central/Southern New Jersey... More » 

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Dannyac March 21, 2013


My 5 year old needs bootcamp he is as smart as a 10 year old and he can minupulate and everything.. people say he is only 5 he might not know better... More » 

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Audra421 March 26, 2013


I remember when those words use to come out of my mouth. With so much frustration in my voice and being at my wits end.... More »

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TeacherParent April 15, 2013


It would help to know how he demonstrates his disrespect in school. Does he dislike school in general? Does he like any... More »

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audthad March 17, 2013


We are considering moving to Asheville NC and are looking for recommendations concerning Middle Schools in the area for my son. Any recommendations/feedback?... More » 

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MagnetMom March 20, 2013


Hi audthad, and welcome to GreatSchools Parent Community. Have you checked out http://www.greatschools.org/find-schools/... More »

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boy2fly March 19, 2013


My 11 year old is in 6th grade. At my 11 year olds son middle school and elementary they allow cell phones during times when the students aren't... More » 

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Fab415 January 14, 2013


Fab415 4 minutes ago | EditReport it I struggle to write this As am in disbelief that I face a similar situation. But I need help and advice... More » 

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LisaLisa2 March 3, 2013


I agree! It definitely sounds like ADD. 1) see the website of Dr. Ed Hallowell, http://www.drhallowell.com/ 2)... More »

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tinapasq March 4, 2013


I wish I caught this post sooner. You didn't say which JC he is attending, (some JC athletic programs are better than... More »


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