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What's so important about 3rd grade?

For parents, third grade is easily overlooked. But for experts, it's a crucial milestone and the reason why kids need to nail reading basics before that first day of school.

How important is class size?

Class size is one of many factors to consider when choosing or evaluating a school.

Top education towns 2011: Median home prices $200,000-$399,999

Dreaming of a quaint seaside abode or southern celebrity enclave? You'll find plenty of options among these 10 best cities for great housing and top public schools.

Top education towns 2011: Median home prices $400,000-$599,999

From southeast Florida to northwest Washington (with a few stops in between), these U.S. cities offer upscale homes, plenty of green space, and top-of-the-line schools.

How Can I Help My Son Adjust to Our Move?

Our third-grader is having a great deal of trouble adjusting to our recent move. We left a home where he had always lived and moved to a neighboring state when my husband took a new job. He is having a very hard time adjusting and...