Community college conundrum
It's cheap, it's easy, but is it a path to higher education? One mother finds out when her dropout son enrolls.
Excellent school: Harlem Village MS
What makes a school outstanding? At this high-performing, highly lauded charter, the golden rule is: Teachers are tops.
Navigating the system: Oakland
Looking for a school in Oakland? Let us help by giving you the inside scoop.
7 essentials about charter schools
Tempted to go charter? Keep these facts and factors in mind when researching your educational options.
How important is school size?
Which is better? Big or small? It all depends on what's a good fit for your child.
Traditional school alternatives: is one right for your child?
Learn about different types of schools, with distinctive philosophies and curriculum, including Montessori, Waldorf, Core Knowledge, KIPP, and IB.
Charter schools offer an array of choices
In many areas, charter schools give parents a wealth of alternatives to their neighborhood school.
What are 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.
Look beyond the "college prep" label
Many schools claim to be college preparatory, but do they do anything outside the ordinary to set kids on the road to college?
Thanks to online education, homeschooling is growing in popularity and becoming an attractive alternative for many families. But is it right for you?
When it comes to public education, misunderstandings and myths abound. Here's what you really need to know about public schools.
School choice: what are your options?
How much choice do you really have? It depends on your local school district as well as your state's policies on school transfers.