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Back from the Brink
A not-very-funny thing happened to me on the way to having three children. I had become quite chubby. Not just plump but soft, jiggly, mushy (read the story...)

A school grows in Brooklyn
The International School of Brooklyn (ISB), NYC’s only French/Spanish language-immersion school following the International Baccalaureate curriculum, is moving to a bigger space and adding first grade in September 2007. (read the story...)

The Joke’s on Brooklyn
The teacher is usually the one on the classroom who has to deal with the class clown. In Steve Solomon’s case, he was the teacher and the funny guy. And now he is capitalizing on his talents (read the story...)

New program allows families to “teacher share”
Have you ever imagined the benefits to your child of having a classroom-credentialed childcare provider instead of a nanny or mother-in-law — but assumed the costs would be prohibitive? (read the story...)

BAX Grows Up — and Down
Brooklyn Arts Exchange, a 16-year-old institution, has been ensconced on 5th Avenue in Park Slope since 1998. But it outgrew its location a few years ago. (read the story...)

FX Kids
The Young School of Design, the re-named and expanded Nykidsanimate, offers classes for ages 8-14 in comic bookmaking, special effects, filmmaking, and more. (read the story...)

Wise up, girlfriends!
According to a recent poll, 40 percent of teenage girls say that saving for college is their motivation to work during the summer. But along the way, pitfalls like credit cards, shopping, and treating friends hurt their chances to succeed. (read the story...)

Taking On The Bad Guys
One man’s mission to help kids deal with bullying. (read the story...)

Executive Training For The Preschool Set
What does 7-year-old Gabriela Christina Gagliano from Kew Gardens have in common with the likes of Bill Gates or Steve Jobs? Perhaps more than you think. (read the story...)

Searching for a Preschool? The pressure continues
Long considered the “bible” for parents in search of nursery schools, Victoria Goldman has just revised "The Manhattan Directory of Private Nursery Schools". (read the story...)

How to Get Winning Writing Strategies
For many students, the thought of having to write a well-constructed essay causes a chronic case of the jitters. (read the story...)

Is Your Tot Ready for Prime Time?
Could your baby’s gurgling signal the beginning of a great acting career? Would your toddler like to crawl down the catwalk? (read the story...)

Hip-Hop High
At W.E.B.DuBois High School, in Crown Heights, teacher Timothy Adams has won an award recognizing “exceptional teachers for the innovative methods they use to inspire their students to write.” (read the story...)

Inventors at Play
Imagine a place where your children can learn how to assemble an interactive robot and make it move, design their own videogame, or produce a short computer animation. (read the story...)

Honoring Brooklyn’s Teachers
There are many middle schools that are thriving. Consider M.S.51, the William Alexander Middle School, in Park Slope, Brooklyn. (read the story...)

Curtain up!
The (almost) new A Class Act also offers New York City kids something unique in its acting classes — the opportunity to train with Broadway professionals. (read the story...)

Paying for College
Get your teen involved, urges college planning expert. (read the story...)

Never Give Up The Fight
A Gersh school opens in Queens. (read the story...)

Becoming Your Child’s Best Advocate
The New Rochelle Public Library was the setting for a recent panel discussion designed to help Westchester parents better grasp the often daunting task of advocating for their children from elementary through high school. (read the story...)

How Individual Learning Styles Affect School Success
Each of us has our own preferred way to store information (read the story...)

Happy Hunting?
Every year, parents around New York City go through an elaborate process of getting their kids into school. (read the story...)

Get Ready for the 4th Grade NYC Math Test!
The Fourth Grade Mathematics Test is looming. EMILY LEVY offers some invaluable tips to help your youngster prepare: (read the story...)

Teaching Reading to Dyslexic Kids
The system goes awry in concluding that the solution for dyslexics is to be found in sound analysis training. (read the story...)

Little Dancers at The Little Gym
The Little Gym of Scarsdale and Mt. Kisco has a new program which teaches kids how to move and groove with ballet and tap techniques. (read the story...)

Smart from the Arts
Westchester schools respond to research on achievement. (read the story...)


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