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Stream Sesame Street Episodes, eBooks With Library Card

Digital service adds eBooks, e-comics and program episodes for participating libraries.

Guilford Board of Education Requests Funding for Class Size Changes

Guilford Board of Education passes a resolution aimed at class size reduction law.

Greensboro Science Center Announces Second Season of Zoo Trek Program

Inside Tracks: Zoo Trek will begin its second season on March 25.

Magnet Schools vs. Charter Schools: What’s the Difference?

Understanding the difference between a magnet and charter schools.

North Carolina Home-School Conference is May 25-27

The “Thrive! 2017” conference will feature speakers and parent workshops, a vendors’ expo, activities for children and teens, and a talent showcase.

Deciphering Teen Text Messages

New slang is often harmless, but parents should monitor texts that fall into these areas.

Understanding 529 College Savings Accounts in North Carolina

Thinking of opening a 529 account? Follow this advice.

Teaching Kids to Self-Advocate

A teacher, a counselor and coach share the skills kids need to succeed.

Winston-Salem Youth Chorus Offers Introductory Choral Program

The Winston-Salem Youth Chorus invites any second- through fourth-grade student who loves to sing an opportunity to join its Spring Forward chorus.

RiverRun Announces Family-Friendly Screenings and Events

RiverRun International Film Festival will host RiverRun Family Day on April 1.

Submissions Open for Reel 2 Reel Student Film Festival

Reel 2 Reel Student Film Festival encourages teens and young adults to make short films about issues that affect them in today's society.

Arts Alive in Old Salem Scheduled for March 23-24

Moravian music and arts to be highlighted during day of activities.

GCS Students Named State Champions in Real World Design Challenge

Team from STEM Early College at N.C. A&T will compete at the national level.

North Carolina Arts Council Grant Programs Now Open for Organizations

Guidelines and applications for the council’s seven grant programs for organizations are now available.

Does Spending Time Online Destroy Empathy?

Six ways families can engage with online communities that actively encourage positive social values.

STEM Camps Are in Session Across North Carolina

STEM camps are educating the next generation of thinkers and innovators.

Are Your High School Student's Classes Rigorous Enough?

Perhaps no decision in a college-bound teen’s high school career causes more agitation than deciding how many honors and advanced placement courses to take.

High Point Museum to Host Resource Fair for Parents of Young Children

Liftoff to Learning will be held Monday, Jan. 30.

Guilford County Schools Choice Showcase Kicks Off Magnet Application Period

Guilford County Schools Choice Showcase takes place Saturday, Jan. 21 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Greensboro Coliseum Special Events Center.

Kid-Friendly Ideas for Commemorating the Presidential Inauguration

The 58th presidential inauguration takes place Friday, Jan. 20, as Donald Trump takes the oath to be our 45th president. Here are ways to commemorate this event with your kids.

Conservation Quest Traveling Exhibit Opens at SciWorks

The exhibit features activities designed to educate people of all ages about energy – what it is, where it comes from and why we need to use it wisely.

Winston-Salem Symphony Presents Discovery Concert for Kids

The Winston-Salem Symphony to host Symphonic Sports Showdown on Jan. 29.

Websites for Kids Who Love Weather

Kid-friendly resources, interactive sites and games for kids who are curious about weather

What’s on Your Teen’s 'Finsta' Account?

If you have teenagers, encourage them to post positive thoughts and messages on their "Finsta" accounts.

When to Keep Your Sick Child at Home

Follow these expert guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics to know when you should keep your children home from school.

Private Scholarships: Exposing the Truth About Them

Students and parents spend too much time seeking out private scholarships, and not enough focusing on where the bulk of aid money actually originates.

Raising Confident Decision-Makers

Age-by-age tips to help encourage good decision making from toddlerhood through the teen years.

GCS Students Can Earn Prizes for Holiday Reading

Gift cards, iPads are incentives for students who read 300 minutes during winter break.

Three New Exhibits Coming to Greensboro Children’s Museum

Greensboro Children's Museum to add outdoor play plaza, indoor winding river water feature and kid-friendly technology center.

Guilford County Traditional School Calendar Options Open for Public Comment

The public has 30 days to comment on three calendar options for the 2017-18 school year
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Annual Guides

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.