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The Right Questions to Ask About Your Child's Education
If math and science aren't your strongest subjects, determining the strengths of your child's education can seem like you're back in school. Insideschools, which provides authoritative, independent information about New York City public schools, shares what questions to ask your child and their teacher when assessing your child's math and science education. (read the story...)

Resources for Math and Science Learning at Home
Whether your child's classroom doesn't have evidence of quality math and science learning, or you want to boost your child's education at home, these educational websites will help with math and science learning at home. (read the story...)

A Parents' Guide to Quality Math and Science Education
How do you know whether your child is receiving quality math and science education in school? Insideschools, which provides authoritative, independent information about New York City public schools, shares what to look for when assessing your child's classroom for a quality learning environment. (read the story...)

Math-Only Learning Center to Open in Bath Beach/Bensonhurst
Russian School of Mathematics, an after-school math-only learning center, plans to open in Bath Beach/Bensonhurst. The Brooklyn learning center for math focuses on one topic for a few months to ensure the students really understand the math concepts before moving onto the next topic. (read the story...)

Whitby School Offers Social Group for Parents of Young Kids
The Whitby School, a Montessori school in Greenwich, offers PlayBright, a mommy and me social group, for children ages 5 and younger and their parent. PlayBright plans to offer a new lunchtime event, as well as parent workshops. (read the story...)

Village East Gifted Offers Gifted Kindergarten, Opens Roslyn Location
Village East Gifted, an enrichment center for gifted and talented children on Long Island, recently opened its new Roslyn location, and now offers Gifted Kindergarten at its Huntington Station location. (read the story...)

Tips to Help Improve Your Child's Reading Skills
Is your child's reading struggles sapping his back-to-school enthusiasm? A Westchester-based children's literacy consultant shares three tips to improve his reading skills, including visualizing, questioning, and taking notes. (read the story...)

Helping Your Tween Transition to and Navigate Middle School
When transitioning from elementary school to middle school, there are many mores your tween will have to adjust to—more teachers, more homework, more activities. As more responsibility shifts to your child, here are some tips to help him or her navigate middle school. (read the story...)

The Clover Hill School in Norwalk Celebrates Its 10th Year
The Clover Hill School, a Waldorf school for preschool and kindergarten-age children based in Norwalk, CT, was once only an idea brought up in a Stamford church meeting room. This year, it celebrates its 10th anniversary. (read the story...)

Bumblebees R Us Opens Park Slope Location
Bumblebees R Us, an educational child care facility, recently opened its Park Slope location. The Park Slope child care center aims to help children progress in all developmental areas. (read the story...)

Governor Malloy, Treasurer Nappier Announce CHET Baby Scholars Program
Connecticut Governor Malloy and Treasurer Nappier recently announced the launch of the CHET Baby Scholars program through the CHET 529 College Savings Plan. The Connecticut 529, managed by TIAA-CREF, helps families save money for their child's college education. (read the story...)

Help Your Child Choose the Right Extracurricular Activities
Can we nurture our children, their interests, and their chances of Ivy League acceptance all at the same time? It's possible to strike a balance among your child's family time, play time, structured activities, homework time, and socialization. Here, some guidelines to follow. (read the story...)

How to Encourage Kids to Read for Fun
A children's literacy expert offers four strategies for getting kids to think of reading as a fun activity and encouraging them to read books for pleasure, outside of school and homework. (read the story...)

JEI Education Center Opens in Lynbrook-Hewlett Location
JEI Learning Center Lynbrook-Hewlett recently opened in Lynbrook. The supplemental education services provider offers math, reading, and writing tutors in Nassau County to help children where they struggle most in those subjects. The center provides each student an individualized lesson plan. (read the story...)

Democratic School to Partner with Science Program
Pono, an outdoor learning, democratic preschool in Harlem, is partnering with Storefront Science's owner to create a curriculum that is nature- and science-focused. (read the story...)

Sylvan Learning Center Presents Back-to-School Program
The Bronxville location of Sylvan Learning Center is offering a special back-to-school program for middle and high school students to learn study and time management skills for the upcoming school year. (read the story...)

C2Education Opens Tutoring Center in Stony Brook
National K to 12 education center C2Education recently opened in Stony Brook. The tutoring and test prep center offers academic help to students on Long Island, as well as helps students with college application essays. (read the story...)

Tutor Time Set to Open New Location in Melville
Tutor Time, a nationwide child care and learning center, plans to open its Melville location later this month. The early childhood learning center offers infant and toddler care, as well as preschool, before- and after-school, and weekly music programs. (read the story...)

Lefferts Gardens Welcomes Montessori Elementary School
Lefferts Gardens Montessori, a Montessori school that focuses on a child-centered education, is set to open its elementary school in Brooklyn in the fall. (read the story...)

Fusion Academy Brings Personalized Education to Brooklyn
Fusion Academy, a private school of the Fusion Education Group, is scheduled to open in late June. The Downtown Brooklyn school offers students a personalized education in a one-on-one learning atmosphere. (read the story...)

Seven Simple Ways to Help Prevent Summer Slide
When Summer break approaches, many parents worry about potential “brain drain” during this timeline. Patti Rommel, Director of Research and Development at Lakeshore Learning Materials, shares 7 great tips for how to prevent summer slide while having fun. (read the story...)

Quassy Amusement Park Debuts Educational Reporting Program
Quassy Amusement Park recently began posting News Team Quassy video reports to its YouTube channel. The educational program for area students covers topics such as lasers and roller coaster physics. (read the story...)

Free Summer Tutoring at Everyone Reading in Manhattan
The free Everyone Reading Summer Tutoring Program is now accepting applications for students in grades 2-12 who want to improve their reading skills through one-to-one tutoring. The program takes place over four weeks in July. (read the story...)

Ask the Expert: Is Homeschooling Right for My Child?
A homeschooling expert weighs in on choosing the right curriculum for your child, homeschooling more than one child in your home, and more about teacher-supported distance learning so you can find out if homeschooling is right for your child. (read the story...)

The Top 13 Things College Admissions Officers Want to See
Expert college counselor and author Mandee Heller Adler shares the top 13 things college admissions counselors look for in prospective college students to help eliminate some of your stress applying to college and to ensure your child's success. (read the story...)


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