4K Kindergarten: Is It Worth It?

Across the country there are dozens, even hundreds of school districts that have decided to establish a 4K kindergarten program—a kindergarten for four-year-olds. Kindergarten schools, which crop up with the focus on 4K and 5K kindergarten programs, are also popping up. Some districts make it mandatory to enroll your four-year-old in 4K, while other school districts make it optional. As a parent, you may be wondering if enrolling your four-year-old in a 4K program. Read More 

3 Ways To Support Your Teen For A Successful First Day At Private High School

Now that your teen is entering high school in a privatized setting, the atmosphere and social structure may be a bit different than they've been used to while attending public school. The first day at their new private high school is likely to feel like their first day of kindergarten all over again – everything is foreign, activities and schedules aren't familiar, and everyone at school is a stranger. But with just a little extra support, you can help make sure that your teen's first day at private school is a success. Read More 

ADHD And Private Montessori-Style Schools: Perfect Partners

It's estimated that 6.4 million children between the ages of 4 and 17 across America have been diagnosed with ADHD. This attention deficit disorder can make it extremely difficult for a child to thrive in a traditional classroom. If your child has been diagnosed with ADHD, enrollment in a private school might be beneficial. Here are three reasons why private schools that embrace a Montessori-style curriculum will allow your child to learn without being hindered by his or her ADHD. Read More 

Tips For Making The Most Of A Home Tutor

If you have a child that is struggling with a subject in his or her classes, chances are good that you are going to try to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. You want to make absolutely sure that your child has every chance to be successful in school so that he or she can be successful in life. You might decide to hire a private tutor for your child that comes to your house one or more times a week in order to help your child understand the subject material with a greater level of thoroughness. Read More