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School Years

Why to Choose a Religious School

Many parents opt for the parochial high school route for their child, occasionally even selecting an institution outside their own religion. Here are a few reasons why.

Choosing a High School

When it comes to your child’s high school education, the options may seem daunting. But while a particular school may appear to have much to offer, you’ll want to consider whether those offerings are right for your child. Here's some helpful tips to start you off.

Is Boarding School or Day School a Better Choice for Your Child?

Deciding whether your child is a better match for a boarding school or a local day school use our list of the pros and cons of each

Thanking Teachers: Great Teacher Gifts

Here are some fun ideas for thoughtful teacher gifts if you're not giving a gift card.

Schoolwork: Clutter or Keepsake?

Here are lots of clever ideas for saving and displaying your child's creations while minimizing clutter.

Ease the Move to a New School

Parents can take the following six steps to ease a child’s transition to a new school.

Summer Reading 101

Summer reading is one of the most important activities children can do now to help themselves later—both when they go back to school in the fall, and later in life.

The New Nanny: Tablets and Other Mobile Devices that Teach and Entertain Kids

As the popularity of tablets increases, a new study from Nielsen shows that mobile devices are increasingly valued for their ability to help children learn, improve performance on tests, and engage academically.

To Redshirt or Not to Redshirt

How do real moms decide whether or not to hold kids back before kindergarten?

Banishing Bullies from New Jersey Schools

New Jersey recently revised its bullying policy, creating one of the most far-reaching and stringent anti-bullying laws in the country.

Homework Hand-holding: Disability or Dependency?

Is your child a dependent learner, only motivated to work when an adult sits with him? In short, is the problem one of disability or dependency?

New Tool Helps NJ Families Find Fun Science Experiences

Dig for fossils, examine shipwrecks' treasure, rehabilitate injured animals, and more—all in New Jersey!

Incredible Egg Geode Sick Science Project

In just 12 to 15 hours, kids can grow colorful crystals inside egg shells.

A School's Role in Protecting Our Kids

April is child abuse protection month. Recognize and understand the important role of educators in identifying child abuse.

Introducing Teens to Politics

With a presidential election on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to talk to your teens about having a voice in politics.