Cool school models
Schools are breaking the mold to create innovative learning environments where kids thrive. Get inspired by these 7 cool school models, then look for one at a school near you.
5 reasons your teen should go to college
What to say when your child asks, "Why should I go to college?"
Like a Sponge podcast: This is Only a Test
Listen in as Like a Sponge, GreatSchools' new podcast for parents about the science of learning, gets deep into the hotly debated subject of standardized testing.
Spotlight Schools for Hispanic Students
GreatSchools analyzed the data to reveal California schools that are serving Hispanic students better than other schools. Here's the list.
Spotlight Schools for African American Students
GreatSchools analyzed the data to reveal California schools that are serving African American students better than other schools. Here's the list.
Favorite books for 6th graders
Thought-provoking tales to introduce your sixth grader to different worlds, experiences, and periods in time in age-appropriate ways.
Favorite books for 7th graders
Deep and exciting tales that'll challenge your seventh grader to think critically and expand their horizons while encouraging a lifelong reading habit.
Like a Sponge podcast: The M-Word
Essential? No doubt. Well-loved? Oh, please. In the first episode of Like a Sponge, GreatSchools' new podcast for parents on the science of learning, we explore why math fills so many Americans with fear and loathing, and what experts are doing to change the math story for your child.