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Switching to Private School: Why Parents Are Turning to Private Schooling

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1. PANDEMIC Much of the blame can fall on COVID-19. Parents have been searching for safer ways to educate their children without sacrificing the quality of the education or their child’s opportunities ever since the start of the pandemic.... Read full article

Detecting Dyslexia

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Not being able to read stinks, just ask any of the up to 1 in 5 students who live with dyslexia. Lizzy D., a local student with dyslexia, remembers asking her mom, “Why am I not as smart as my classmates?” Dyslexia has nothing to do with being smart.... Read full article

Lexington, Kentucky

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The charming city of Lexington lies in the heart of Kentucky’s famous Bluegrass region, and this city is known as the “Horse Capital of the World” for a good reason. Lexington’s charm will greet you as soon as you approach your hotel (which is also a... Read full article

The Motivation Struggle

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I think back on my own life and all of the things I thought I wanted to do…and you know what? The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. So, how in the world do I motivate my kid to stick to something when I’m not sure I can do that for myself?... Read full article

Well, They're Back in School

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It could not come soon enough for me. With all the crazy times and changes going on in our lives these days, I needed some consistency. It’s been a rough year and a half with all the ups and downs, and are we better? Not better? Who can help with the... Read full article



ABCs of Public Schools

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A handy guide to deciphering acronyms.... Read full article

Q&A: Private Schools

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You can research online, visit the open houses, and take the private tours, but to really choose a school, you have to get some inside information. ... Read full article

I’m Not Spoiling Them, I’m Playing the Long Game

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I like technology, and I use it everyday and any way I can. As you may know, my house is fully automated, from the AC to the lights to everything in between. I have done it all with the help of my little people. We have changed light switches and run... Read full article

Beaumont, Texas

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The great state of Texas has a huge round-up of top-notch towns where you’ll experience a stampede of different activities to fill your day. Set your sights during this trip on Southeast Texas and head to Beaumont, located 85 miles east of Houston on... Read full article

Skills Your Kindergartener Needs to Know

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With the first day of school right around the corner, parents are rushing around hurriedly, checking off their list of “must dos” before the start of the new year. Freshly sharpened pencils, blank notebook pages, starched uniforms, and new shoes beco... Read full article

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