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August 2012

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Educational Choices Expand For 2013-14 School Year

More than 6,000 families will be able to select the public school option that best fits their children's needs in the 2013-2014 school year.

Cyberbullying: What Parents Can Do

These 9 steps can help parents lessen their children’s exposure to online social cruelty.

Fewer Sugary Drinks in Schools

What’s the trend of availability of sugary drinks in American elementary schools?

Why Choose a Boarding School

Boarding school isn’t for every student. But for those who can manage their independence and embrace an atmosphere of learning and growth, it could be a perfect match. Read the reasons, the lessons, the choices and financing it.

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

Cosmos Story App Takes Users Through the Universe

The new Cosmos Story app offers 25-minute audio and visual tours, based on your exact location.

Health Shorts: Lyme Disease, Pertussis, and More

Here are some tidbits of recent health information on Lyme disease, pertussis (whooping cough), and even sippy cups.

Back-to-School Health Checklist

Are your child’s immunizations up to date? Does he need new glasses? We’ve rounded up expert advice on all this and more so your kids will be ready for their big first day back at school.

Toy Time: Toys for Kids

Step aside, video games! Magnetic robots and terrarium kits bring a new twist on fun.

Children's Books For Ages 4-8

Kid lit! What's new in children's books? Here are some that we thought looked like good choices.