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Raising Financially Savvy Kids

Discover age-specific strategies to help your children build healthy financial habits.

Teach Your Kids About Voting

As elections approach, now is a great time to teach kids how our electoral process works.

Wired for the World

Learn how technology transforms communication for special needs.

Open House and First Day Schedules

Piedmont Open House and First Day Schedules

Ask the teach: Finding resources to help son through college

Son having academic trouble in college.

Tax-Free Weekend Offers Back-to-School Savings

Shopping back-to-school sales? This weekend (Aug3-5) is a sales tax holiday, better known to parents as "tax-free" weekend.

Back to School: Proceed with Caution

Back-to-school night brings this dad flashbacks of his own classroom years.

Who's Holding Up the Carpool Line? Here Are the Top 4 Offenders

Our carpool lines are being hijacked! Following are the top four offenders.

Smart Family Scheduling

Forgot about one of your kids activities, school and doctor appointments? Find a family time-management system that works for busy parents.

Tips for Transitioning from Summer to School

Follow these 11 tips for a smooth new start to school.

Balancing After-School Activities with Free Time

After-school activities are important to children's development, but see why free time also matters.

The ABCs of Home Schooling

Curious about home schooling? Here's a primer with what you need to know.

Common Core State and National Standards Come to North Carolina Schools

North Carolina implements a new, national K-12 math and English language arts curriculum, offering students a common academic core with 44 other states.

Common Core Customized: A Guide to Math Course Names

Now that Common Core State Standards are in local schools, here's a look at the uniform set of math names and sequences effective this school year.

Common Core Customized: Triangle School Districts Implement State Standards

As Triangle public school systems implement the Common Core State Standards, each district has flexibility to make some customizations.

N.C. Children Show Improving Education, Health, Declining Economic Security

A new analysis on child wellbeing released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation shows mixed progress for kids in North Carolina.

Ideas to Bring Home the 2012 Summer Olympics Excitement

The 2012 Summer Olympics can provide fun for the whole family.

How to Really Protect Kids From Pornography

Help your child develop healthy attitudes about sexuality despite the prevalence of unhealthy images.

Tired of Student Assignment Woes? Lobby for More School Funding

Parents tired of student assignment changes in Wake County should consider pushing for more school funding.

Concern Over Large Class Sizes

A look at research on appropriate class size.

Go on a Cultural Adventure this Summer

Help your children explore various cultures this summer and make connections that expand their horizons.

Wake Students Rally to Build Support for School-Based Health Center

Some Wake County students are organizing a rally May 19, in Raleigh, to promote bringing a school-based health center to the county.

Kids Can Vote May 8 Through Kids Voting Durham

Kids can cast their vote in the School Board and County Commissioner Elections May 8 in Durham, thanks to Kids Voting Durham.

Head to Kids Voting, Free Party at Durham Library

The downtown Durham Public Library will host early kids voting this Saturday, May 5, followed by a voting-themed party.

Is My Child Ready for Kindergarten?

Factors to consider when deciding whether to send your child to school or not.

Should My Child Do Transitional Kindergarten?

The teacher recommended transitional kindergarten, is this really necessary?

Books that Help Foster Healthy Eating Habits

This month's book selections can help your child understand the importance of healthy eating.

LEGO Awards Grants to WCPSS for New Education Program

LEGO Education gave Wake County Public School System two $40,000 Smart Schools grants, which will be used to fund a new education program at 6 schools.

Who's Getting Spanked in N.C. Public Schools?

A new report reveals an ugly truth about corporal punishment in North Carolina public schools: It isn't fairly administered.

National College Fair lands March 13 in Raleigh

The National College Fair, a free event offering parents and students a look at almost 200 colleges, will be in downtown Raleigh, Tuesday, March 13.
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Education Guide

The all-new 2015-2016 Education Guide is packed with everything parents need to know to navigate more than 500 education options and resources in the Triad, including area preschools, private schools, public school systems, charter schools, boarding schools and academic resources.

GPS [Go. Play. See]

It's your complete family guide to Triad living. Parents are busy and on the go. Use this guide to help you explore all this great area offers for families in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point and surrounding communities.

Exceptional Child

For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.