10 top stories that touched a nerve in 2012

Greatest hits from 2012: ten articles that resonated with our readers.

By GreatSchools Staff

To ring in the new year, we're highlighting some of our most popular stories from 2012 — on subjects as diverse as R-rated movies, violent kids' lit, exotic school lunches, and hot education trends. Here's our top ten:

Is your child gifted?
The R-rated movie every child should see
What the experts want your child to read
My boy is brilliant. So why is he failing?
How the “silent killer” affects kids
26 school lunches from around the world
The second language every child should learn
Strict, loose, or in between: What's your parenting style?
Is new children's lit too violent, or is all reading good reading?
Weighty issues: the big problem no parent wants to discuss