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When the “Best” Schools Aren’t Best For Your Kids

BY ALISON AUCOIN As parents, we obsess about getting the best for our children. One of the most difficult decisions we have to make is where to send our kids to school. Even if you can’t afford private school, the public, magnet, and charter school options are agonizing and confusing. You feel like you should compare test scores, teacher retention rates, rankings, traditional versus year-round schedule, diversity, percent of students who qualify for free lunch, special education, gifted services, suspension rates… It’s just so much information! It’s no wonder so many of us just throw up … [Read More...]