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otter119 April 8, 2013


I am currently going through the negotiation phase with my employer on my relocation to the Greater Pittsburgh Area. My wife and I recently visited... More » 

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MagnetMom April 9, 2013


Hi otter119, and welcome to GreatSchools Parent Community. Here's an article that will help you with ideas... More »

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davewriteA March 31, 2013


Did poorly in high school, dropping out at 15. Fortunately, while serving aboard the Wasp, CVS-18, I discovered the ship's library. Later I... More » 

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bteacher March 15, 2013


Hi everyone! My daugheter received an invitation to the Junior National Leadership Conference in DC. Has anyone sent their child there? If so, what... More » 

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MagnetMom March 16, 2013


Hi bteacher, and welcome to GreatSchools Parent Community. Keep reading the reviews. If you are interested in... More »

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TeacherParent March 27, 2013


I never sent either of my children there but I've been asked this question many times and here is a New York Times... More »

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danielae March 13, 2013


Does anyone else have a school in Long Island, NY that has already been teaching to the test for the past month? We have had little in the way of... More » 

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MagnetMom March 13, 2013


Hi danielae, You might find that teachers are your strongest allies on this matter. School districts across... More »

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TeacherParent March 21, 2013


Few if any teachers like the standardized state testing - they are doing this by their choice. The public rightfully demanded... More »

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Raju27 January 16, 2011


HI! We are looking at houses in Mountain House, CA. We are currently in Fremont, CA. Does anyone's child attend Bethany, Wicklund or Questa... More » 

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aevillano August 22, 2011


Hi, My daughter and son started at Wicklund in the middle of the last year, my daughter and son have been bullied... More »

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Katielynnu March 13, 2013


Hello, I've lived in mtn house a few yrs now, my kids have been at Bethany elementary. I have never had... More »

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dylan2002 March 4, 2013


I live in Dallas, Ga. I chose to send my children to Christian school. My children go to Kingsway Christian School in Douglasville, GA. We have... More » 

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MagnetMom March 11, 2013


That's so wonderful you found a school you like. As you know, it's quite a load off your mind. You might... More »

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tyrymom February 5, 2011


We are moving to the Mobile, Alabama/Pensacola, Florida area and I would LOVE suggestions regarding middle schools in both of these states. I would... More » 

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lynn24 March 3, 2013


I know this is a old message, but I am from Gulf Shores and the schools there are very nice! The buildings are basically... More »

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WriterMom April 16, 2008


I would be in total favor of banning the FCAT FOREVER if I could find someone to give me a dotted line to sign on. My son has repeatedly...

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Jennie64 August 10, 2009


I totally agree with all the FCAT haters here. Its a part of the reason my son is now in private school. But please... More »

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reallygoodmom February 21, 2013


My son told me that he hasn't learned anything in school since the 5th grade other than how to take a test. I... More »

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Aunnabella February 16, 2013


Hello Parents, We are wanting to move to Arizona and might be looking at Surprise. This is not set in stone. My major concern is picking a... More » 

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MagnetMom February 19, 2013


Hi Aunnabella, and welcome to the GreatSchools Parent Community. You can start your search here: http://www.greatschools.org/find... More »

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armelad February 5, 2013


Hello Parents. We are moving to Scottsdale,AZ, for the 2013 - 2014 academic year, and have 2 kids in elementary school and one that can attend... More » 

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MagnetMom February 10, 2013


Hi armelad, and welcome to GreatSchools Parent Community. You can start here. http://www.greatschools.org/find-schools/... More »


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