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MagnetMom February 11, 2009


Two college application terms that regularly cause some confusion: Early Decision and Early Action. Students are often encouraged to apply...

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healthy11 February 13, 2009


Magnetmom, since your son is a legacy at the school, it only stands to reason that you'd be a good family to have as ambassadors... More »

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MagnetMom February 13, 2009


I suppose. My husband hasn't been active in the university itself, but he's very close to many of his friends from his... More »

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winifred66 February 11, 2009


We are in the due process with our SD and our 15 year old son. He has been pushed through school all these years. We found a school in CT , we... More » 

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michellea February 12, 2009


I just read Healthy's response, and I agree that if your son has a diagnosis of Autism, PDD or other spectrum disorder... More »

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trooper February 13, 2009


Residential placements are usually reserved for those students whose behavior issues are so intense that they require... More »

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spivey February 11, 2009


graduation date for 2009

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Cyndilouya63 February 11, 2009


I have been researching and cannot find a source of information that illustrates top state and/or school districts that offer special education.... More » 

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healthy11 February 11, 2009


Hi again, cindylouya. Being in IL, like you, I know our state's special ed situation is less than ideal, although some... More »

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olfashdeb May 9, 2008


My son's headmaster wants to limit the time to 1 half an hour beyond the class time after school.

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healthy11 May 9, 2008


Time-and-a-half seems most common... Even the College Board (who administers the SAT) uses that guideline for their ordinary...

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Diane2teen February 11, 2009


Tottaly agree with healthy11.

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Anonymous February 10, 2009


any information about online high schools (private)

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healthy11 February 10, 2009


I don't know if private online schools are allowed to confer degrees in all states, but you can always do a "google search"... More »

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HalAndersen February 10, 2009


How can a non custodial parent order graduaation announcements for their family?

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healthy11 February 10, 2009


Are you talking about elementary school or high school? If high school, then I'm going to assume your child is 18, and... More »

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MagnetMom February 10, 2009


Healthy's on the right track. The announcements at my son's school were so expensive, and quite frankly, cheesy looking,... More »

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bijalds February 9, 2009


Financial aid system is like the tax system. There is a code/formula and a calculation made to determine a family's liability (i.e. how much they... More » 

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bijalds February 10, 2009


I hope that more and more schools give similar financial aid awards this year equal to what you received, especially with... More »

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MagnetMom February 10, 2009


We've talk about FinAid news quite a bit in the College and Beyond group here: http://community.greatschools.net/groups/11551 The... More »

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MagnetMom December 4, 2008


My son's university sent out postcards this week with offers to hand deliver "care packages" during finals.  For $20-25, the students...

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DearBabs February 9, 2009


Snack foods that your son can share are a definite staple--Trader Joe's rules! Also a good bet are those bottled frappuccinos... More »

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MagnetMom February 9, 2009


Thanks, Babs. He did just fine. We are regulars at Trader Joes and now his favorite is Fresh and Easy. With... More »

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Pirates59 February 8, 2009


Found a class ring with name Jack V. Cody. Class of 1991.

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Pirates59 February 8, 2009


Will send ring to right party.

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michellea February 8, 2009


Hi Pirates59 - how kind of you to look for the owner. This is a national forum, so it may be difficult to connect with... More »


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