Virtual schools — what you should know
Thanks to online education, virtual schools are taking off in the US. Here's what you should know about this alternative to brick-and-mortar education.
The "best" high school?
Why the most competitive high school may not be right for your teen.
Dealing with so-so teachers
Take charge of your child's education by making the most of a less than ideal instructor.
Tech in your child's elementary school: what to look for, what to ask
All this "ed tech" sounds modern and cool — but how can you be sure the devices and apps your child's school is using are actually helping your child learn?
Are charter schools better?
A groundbreaking study offers new insights into charters: Are they outperforming traditional public schools, or are they failing their students?
Why parents must teach writing
Expert Douglas Reeves says kids aren't learning to write, and it's a disaster in the making.
Preschool philosophies, A to Z
Learn about different preschool options with specific philosophies or approaches, such as Montessori, Waldorf, and Reggio Emilia.
How to spot a world-class education
In an exclusive adaptation from her book, The Smartest Kids in the World, Amanda Ripley shares what she learned in her three years studying high-performing schools around the globe.