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Third Annual APPA National Children’s Pet Poetry Contest Winners Announced
Six students in grades 3-5 were chosen as winners of the American Pet Products Association's Third Annual National Children's Pet Poetry Contest. (read the story...)

How to Help Your Child Be a Confident Reader
Dr. J. Richard Gentry, author of "Raising Confident Readers: How to Teach Your Child to Read and Write - from Baby to Age Seven," offers parents tips on how to help their child be a confident reader, establishing literacy skills in childhood that are fundamental for lifelong success. (read the story...)

Alternative Preschools in the New York Metro Area
If you're looking for a preschool in the New York metro area, check out a list of alternative types, including Montessori, Reggio Emilia, Waldorf, academic, play-based, and multi-approach. (read the story...)

Alternative Preschools in Suffolk County, Long Island
If you're looking for a preschool in Suffolk County, Long Island, check out a list of alternative types, including Montessori, academic, play-based, and multi-approach. (read the story...)

Alternative Preschools in Nassau County, Long Island
If you're looking for a preschool in Nassau County, Long Island, check out a list of alternative types, including Montessori, Reggio Emilia, Waldorf, academic, play-based, and multi-approach. (read the story...)

Alternative Preschools in Westchester County, NY
If you're looking for a preschool in Westchester County, NY, check out a list of alternative types, including Montessori, Reggio Emilia, Waldorf, academic, and play-based. (read the story...)

Alternative Preschools in Fairfield County, CT
If you're looking for a preschool in Fairfield County, CT, check out a list of alternative types, including Montessori, Reggio Emilia, Waldorf, academic, play-based, and multi-approach. (read the story...)

Alternative Preschools in Queens
If you're looking for a preschool in Queens, check out a list of alternative types, including Montessori, Reggio Emilia, Waldorf, academic, play-based, and multi-approach. (read the story...)

Alternative Preschools in Brooklyn
If you're looking for a preschool in Brooklyn, check out a list of alternative types, including Montessori, Reggio Emilia, Waldorf, academic, and play-based. (read the story...)

Alternative Preschools in Manhattan
If you're looking for a preschool in Manhattan, check out a list of alternative types, including Montessori, Reggio Emilia, Waldorf, academic, and play-based. (read the story...)

How to Choose the Right Preschool for Your Child
When evaluating preschools, it helps to know the basics of the most common early education philosophies. Read on for descriptions of Montessori, Waldorf, Reggio Emilia, play-based, and academic preschools and tips for how to know which is right for your child. (read the story...)

Little Minds Montessori House for Children Opens in Lynbrook, NY
Little Minds Montessori is the first preschool of its kind in Lynbrook, NY. (read the story...)

Education Week Publishes ‘Quality Counts’ Report, Gives U.S. Schools ‘Average’ Rating
Despite the government's education stimulus, the US still gets a 'C' in public education for 2011. (read the story...)

Four Tips to Break Your Child's Bad Homework Habits
If your child is a chronic procrastinator, try these four approaches recommended by an education expert that are proven to break those bad homework habits. (read the story...)

Old Dogs, New Math: Homework Help for Puzzled Parents
Rob Eastaway and Mike Askew decode the "new math" in their new book "Old Dogs, New Math: Homework Help for Puzzled Parent." Read an excerpt from the book here. (read the story...)

Flik Independent School Dining Wins 2010 Whole Grains Challenge Grand Prize
Flik Independent School Dining, provider of dining services for over 120 independent and private schools nationwide, won grand prize in the 2010 Whole Grains Challenge, a campaign of the Whole Grains Council. (read the story...)

The Must-Have Skills Every Child Needs to Succeed in Life
Curiosity, a devotion to passion, persistence, self-control, and a tolerance for failure are five of the most important skills shared by successful adults, according to Karen Quinn, an expert on school admissions and author of "Testing for Kindergarten." Her book covers all the ins and outs (and secrets) behind the world of intelligence tests. Here, she delves into what she discovered along the way about preparing your kids, beyond testing success, for life. (read the story...)

Queens' Kelli Herd Teaches Through Play
Kelli Herd, founder of World Play, Inc., teaches cultural understanding to children in New York City and around the world through toys and play. (read the story...)

10 Tips for Your Child's First Day of Kindergarten
A child development expert shares a few simple do's and don'ts that will help make your child's first day of kindergarten a success. (read the story...)

826 NYC: The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company's Secret (Literacy) Weapon
The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company in Park Slope houses the non-profit 826 NYC - together, these organizations lead local children in the fight against crime and poor grammar. (read the story...)

Can We Save Our Schools' Music Programs?
There has been an uptick in the number of schools that include music in their curricula recently, despite fiscal challenges — but it will take creativity and a lot of parental support to keep these programs going for the generations to come. (read the story...)

How to Help Your Child Have a Successful School Year
Help your children have a successful school year by behaving how you'd like them to behave. Dr. Susan Bartell, renowned child psychologist, gives parents advice on how to set a good academic example. (read the story...)

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts
Education experts from around the New York metro area - including NYC, Long Island, and the suburbs - weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school. (read the story...)

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Nassau County, Long Island
Education experts from the Nassau County, Long Island, area weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school. (read the story...)

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Queens
Education experts from the Queens area weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school. (read the story...)


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