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Education Feature

New Jersey Colleges by the Numbers

A look at New Jersey's colleges and universities, and why your teen may want to consider staying in state.

How to Help Your Kid If They're Struggling in Math

Their homework may be over your head, but there are tips to survive this dreaded subject.

Should Your Kid Take the SAT, ACT or Both?

Experts weigh in on both college entrance exams.

Is Private School Right For Your Kid?

Parents share the reasons they opted for an independent education for their children.

What You Didn't Know About the PARCC

A NJ education blogger and mother of four argues the controversial assessments are doing more to prepare kids for college than previous standardized tests.

Need Extra Help? Find a Great Tutoring Center in NJ

Whether you’re looking for extra help or enrichment, your kid’s confidence will soar at one of these academic tutoring centers. Prices vary by location, so be sure to call for details.  

Help! My Child Has Dyslexia

Teachers and parents share their best advice on how to advocate for your child.

Fun Ways to Keep the Kids Learning When School's Out

Summer slide is real. Here's how to stop it.

Spotting the Signs of ADHD

Is your kid struggling in school? Does she have trouble focusing in class and on homework? It may be time for professional help.

How Much Homework Is Too Much?

A move to dial back homework in two NJ elementary schools is sparking a discussion about whether the extra work is helpful or harmful.

Making the Grade: How Well Do NJ Schools Prepare Our Kids?

New Jersey is known for having some of the best public schools in the country. But how well do they really prepare our kids for life afterward?

The Pros and Cons of Full-Day Kindergarten

The debate heats up over whether kids need to be in school all day to prepare for first grade, or if half-day is a better option.

What You Need to Know About Magnet Schools in NJ

What’s the deal with magnet schools in NJ? How can your kid get into one?

Do Your Kids Have Too Much Homework?

You spend hours at night helping your first grader with her homework? Are teachers actually overloading the kids?

The Case for Choosing Parochial School

One local parent shares how she made the decision about her sons' education.