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I have recently left a school that in my opinion was horrendous in every way possible. It was the only school within an 18 mile radius and private schools in the area were not affordable. They were just as bad anyway. I'm moving to Maine as soon as we sell our home in rural SC. When moving here, I checked on schools in the area as any parent would do and found many schools that said they were Blue Ribbon winners etc. I feel lied to. You don't really know a school until you've experienced the school and from different parts of the country you're left to distinguish the good from the bad on your own. I am always surfing on the Great Schools site and will not even look at a property unless there are several top rated schools in the area. Right now I'm in limbo and have decided to homeschool for 6th grade. It's very frustrating to go through the numerous homeschooling programs and decide which is best for my child. I'm financially limited which makes it harder. My favorite schools from the past have been pioneer schools with art and music being taken seriously. I'll mention Resica Elementary in Marshalls Creek, PA, also Smithfield Elementary in East Stroudsburg, PA. As for Charter Schools.... Chancellor Charter School in Lantana, FL was the best. The children in all these schools I've mentioned took great pride in their schools and in their learning process. My hats off to you all for wonderful structure.
Post in: Nervous about moving to SC.. December 15, 2009
This is absolutely true. Run.............
Post in: We are relocating to Aiken, SC December 15, 2009
Hi I don't know where you came from originally and what school your son attended before but I'll try to answer this question. Be dilligent...YOU... More »
Started conversation: Need personal imput on Sebastian Middle School gifted program July 16, 2009
Moving soon to St. Augustine 32084 and will have my daughter attend Sebastian Middle. I'm scared to death as we are moving away from a horrible... More »
Post in: Does anyone else think that "Sex Education" and what they teach in middle school is too much information? November 14, 2008
Hi Everyone, I have just gone over all the posts and caught up. I am homeschooling this year and view this as a great time to educate... More »
OK..... The world has gone mad. Today I had to bring my daughter to the Dr. because I knew she had an ear infection. I asked the Dr. if there...