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Archive of Education

It's Never Too Early for College Prep

It takes patience, organization and resources to get your kids off to college

A Middle School Survivor’s Guide

Middle school is a time of great change.

Kindergarten Readiness: Is My Baby Ready for Big School?

Experts from Greensboro Day School share important kindergarten readiness information

Homeschooling Continues to Grow in NC

Is homeschooling an option for your family?

For Exceptional Students, Changes in College Planning are Guaranteed

Flexibility and parent involvement can boost college success for exceptional students

5 Apps For Busy Parents

Delegate family organization and balance to your smartphone

Could WiFi be the next peanut butter?

A child's allergy to electromagnetic fields, and a school's lack of accommodation, is headed to court.

Hide apps and teen privacy

Should parents worry about teens using hide apps?

Adolescent Health Linked to Education, Employment Outcomes

Studies are showing that physical and mental health problems can disrupt teens’ acquisition of skills and transition into the workforce.

Guilford Parent Academy Offers Free Online Resources

Guilford Parent Academy is a free source of online materials, classes and other learning activities, eBooks, videos, and more on a variety of topics.

SAT Testing and Accommodations

Taking the SAT no longer has to be a challenge for exceptional students.

Six Steps for School Success

Six steps parents and families can take to help students be successful throughout the school year.

The 10th Tip for a Great School Year Start

One more thing to add to the list of advice for getting off to a great new school year start.

Is Your Child Actually Eating the Healthy Lunch You Packed?

You pack it, but do they eat it?

Inside the Kitchens of NC Public Schools

What it takes to provide students healthy, tasty meals.

The Benefits of Music Lessons

How do you determine if music lessons are right for your child?

9 Tips From Teachers to Kick Off the School Year Right

Check out these teacher tips for your child to enjoy a smart, happy start to school.

4 Apps for Parents of Toddlers & Preschoolers

Apps appropriate for preschoolers and their parents.

How to Give Your Children a Happy and Healthy Summer

Quick tips for a productive summer

Motivate Your Kids

Every child can be motivated to cooperate and meet goals.

Should Schools Give Students Summer Homework?

Make Pool Safety a Priority

Prevent downings by following these basic safety tips for safeguarding your children.

A Note for Senior Skip Day

More on Parenting Cellularly Equipped Children

Raising cellularly equipped children.

Isaiah Austin Delivers Inspirational Message

Former Baylor College basketball star Isaiah Austin addressed students at Saint Raphael Catholic School in Raleigh on Jan. 26.

Pressure Points for Teen Girls

A new study by Keds and the Girls Leadership Institute reveals that 71 percent of teen girls say they feel some sort of pressure during their high school years.

N.C. Early College Program Prepares Students for Success

Explore the pros and cons of North Carolina's Early College Program

Reading Aloud in Classroom Isn’t Beneficial to Good Readers

The pros and cons of reading material aloud in the classroom

Are Word Searches a Worthwhile Educational Activity?

Supporters word searches say that they build vocabulary and help reading skills

Burgers for Education

Raleigh's first Smashburger, located in the Shops at Falls Village, hosted a fundraiser in December for Communities in schools of Wake County.
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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.