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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...)

Bayside Center Specializes in Infant and Preschool Care
Bayside preschool and day care center, Little Apple Preschool, recently opened. The preschool offers infant, toddler, young preschool, and preschool age groups and teaches using a creative curriculum, including dance, art, and yoga. The day care center offers a diverse community for children. (read the story...)

Progressive Brooklyn Middle School Accepting Applications for Fall
Greene Hill School in Brooklyn is now accepting applications for the middle school it plans to open for the fall semester. The Brooklyn middle school follows a humanities-based curriculum and is aligned with the New York state Common Core standards. (read the story...)

Community Jewish Center Adds Full-Day Early Childhood Program
JCC Rockland recently announced a full-day early childhood program that it plans to offer beginning in the fall. The early childhood program is now accepting applications. Enrolled children learn Jewish values through a whole-child approach to teaching. (read the story...)

National School Choice Week 2014
From January 26-February 1, 2014, Americans will celebrate National School Choice week where parents have the freedom to choose their children's school, and bring awareness to communities lacking school choice. There will be over 5,500 events across the country to celebrate National School Choice Week. (read the story...)

STEM-Based School Now Accepting Applications for Fall
BASIS Independent, a STEM-based private school opening in Brooklyn in the fall, is now accepting applications for kindergarten through 10th grade. (read the story...)

Ross School Introduces New Marine Science Program for Innovation Lab
The Ross School in East Hampton now offers a marine science program for its high school students. The marine science program offers courses and independent studies in marine biology, oceanography, and environmental science. (read the story...)

Diocese of Rockville Centre Schools Embrace Innovation
The Diocese of Rockville Centre is taking steps to raise its Long Island Catholic schools to new heights. The schools now integrate technology in curriculum, offer more extracurricular activities in leadership, and teachers have been prepared for the common core standards. (read the story...)

Cheating: The Facts
Nationwide, cheating in schools is on the rise. Learn all about academic dishonesty and what it means for your student with these facts from NoCheating.org (read the story...)

Brooklyn and Queens Catholic Schools Embrace Innovation
Despite a number of Catholic schools shutting down across the nation, The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn is taking steps to innovate its schools to keep Catholic schools in Brooklyn and Queens open. (read the story...)

Ask the Expert: How Can I Help My Child Balance Piano Practice and Homework?
The director of a local music school offers tips on how to help kids balance piano practice with their homework by carving out specific times for both after school and then sticking with it. (read the story...)

The Common Core Effect: Resources for Parents
We've compiled a list of resources for parents to learn more about the Common Core State Standards and the impact it will have on your child's education. (read the story...)


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