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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

Inspiring a Reluctant Reader

If your child is constantly glued to a screen or frustrated with reading altogether, these tips will help get the pages turning.

PBS Just Launched a 24-Hour PBS KIDS Channel

Now you can watch their favorite shows as a family any time on any device

How to Pick a Camp for Your Special Needs Kid

Make every kid’s school break a blast in a camp program.

Is a Faith-Based School Right for Your Kid?

Local parents share the reasons they chose religious education for their children.

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.

What to Do If Your Kid Is Struggling in School

You want to help, but how can you provide guidance without undermining your kid’s self-esteem?

Best NJ Places to Take Preschoolers in November

Six things to do with your little ones this month.

What You Need to Know About PARCC Requirements

PARCC tests will soon be a high school graduation requirement for most in NJ. Here's what you need to know about the controversial assessments.

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?

Inspiring Jersey Teen Samantha Rizzuto Gets Kids Excited About STEM

New Jersey teen Samantha Rizzuto talks about how she started STEM-CAM, an organization to gets young kids more into math and science.

New Jersey Performing Arts Classes for Kids

Acting classes are the foundation of any great performer. These programs will give your kid the tools (and confidence) she needs to take center stage.

What Teachers Wish Parents Really Knew

We talked to real NJ teachers to find out what they'd love to tell parents.

10 Things to Expect When Your Kid Starts Kindergarten

Gone are the cushy comforts of daycare or pre-anything. This is the big leagues. Maybe she’s nervous or maybe she’s ready. Either way, I promise, you can handle it.

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.