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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.

Vaccinating Your Teen for the School Year

What they need, what's suggested and when to take them to the doc

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.  

Easing Back-to-School Jitters in Your Child with Special Needs

B​ack-to-school time can be tough, especially for children with special needs. Here are a few strategies to make the transition easier:

Making the Back to School Transition Better

They may not be looking forward to returning to school, but here's how to make it a little easier.

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

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

Reading, Writing and Belly Breathing: The Importance of Yoga and Meditation in School

From test anxiety to problems at home to just plain restlessness, yoga and meditation are helping students settle down in the classroom.

Take Your Special Needs Kid to a Sensory-Friendly Event on Autism Awareness Day

There are plenty of events happening statewide this Sunday

New Vernon Family Raises $25K for Autism Service Dog

A NJ family is hoping a service dog will help their 3-year-old son living with Autism Spectrum Disorder

‘Sesame Street’ Adds Character with Autism to the Cast

Julia (a muppet with autism), will join Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby and friends

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 to Help Your Kid Deal With Stress Anxiety

How you can help your kid, and when should you see a professional.

The Best STEAM Toys for Kids

Gears will turn with these science, tech, engineering, art and math-inspired toys

The Path to the Right Private School

Where and how do you begin to find the right private school that is the best match for your child?

Books to Help a Reluctant Reader

If you have a kid who’s less than thrilled to crack open a book, these titles will help get the pages turning