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Early Education

Meeting Students' Needs After State Education Budget Cuts

As N.C. school systems get creative about saving money, parents can help minimize the impact.

Stop Your Child's Interruptions When You're on the Phone

Try these consistent responses and clever tips to curb interruptions and instill manners.

Lucy Daniels Book Club Promotes Kids' Emotional Growth

The Lucy Daniels Book Club is a free community outreach program for Wake County children from infancy to 6 years and their parents.

Early Intervention for Special Needs Is Critical

The earlier a delay or potential special need is diagnosed, the better the outcome is likely to be.

Questions to Ask When Visiting Schools

What to look for, ask and consider when visiting and researching schools for your child.

Computer Time for Preschoolers

How much time should preschoolers spend on a computer a day? Get advice from experts.

Preparing Young Children for School

How to motivate young children for school while nuturing their curiosity to explore and grow.

All About Me: Fostering Self-Discovery

Encourage self-discovery with these books that teach children about themselves from the inside out.

Summer Reading Books For Every Age!

A librarian shares her picks for kids.

Dads: Grab a Book, Build a Reader

Great suggestions for books dads can read to their children this Father's Day!

Gear Up for Learning Before the School Bell Rings

Help students of all ages get ready for school with expert advice and resources.

The Search for the Right Preschool

Examine your child's individuality to find the best fit

9 Ways to Nurture Creativity

Encourage exploration and play to develop confidence and problem-solving skills.

Picking a Preschool

Understand underlying philosophies of preschools to find a good match for your child.

Act Early for Preschool Spots

Visit programs and complete applications in late fall and early winter if your child is headed to preschool the next fall.

Learning Two Languages, Improving Writing Skills

If your household is dual-language, what's the best way to teach both languages? Also find out how to improve writing skills.

A Parent's Guide to Babysitting in the Triad

Learn the going rate and what babysitters expect from local high school students.

Look for the Stars: Understanding North Carolina’s Day-Care Ratings

Make sure you know what's behind those 5-Star licenses.

Questions Every Parent Should Ask Before Choosing a Day Care

A checklist to take with you.

N.C.'s More-at-Four Program

Getting kids ready for school

Preschool – More than just the ABC’s

One parent's look at the benefits of preschool

Book Nook: Book It Into the School Year

Hitting the books, whether in the classroom or at home, can be fun for pre-readers through teens, thanks to titles aimed at those good old Golden Rule days.

Preparing for Preschool

Good beginnings are important. Involve children when preparing for preschool.

Go Stroller-Free When Your Child Turns 3

Using a stroller beyond age 3 can hinder growth and devlopment. Get tips on how to encourage kids to walk.

Seasonal Fun Reinforces Shapes and Colors

The holidays are the perfect time to combine the fun of making crafts with learning about shapes.

Preparing Preschoolers to Read

What's the right age to start teaching kids to read?

Spring Into Poetry, Earth Day & Sports with Books

Celebrate April as National Poetry Month and Earth Day by springing into our picks for kids' books.

Does Your Child Need Glasses?

Schedule regular vision checkups to catch possible eye problems early. Undiagnosed vision disorders can cause future problems and trouble at school.

Pros and Cons of Early Kindergarten Entry

A child psychologist in Durham provides insight into the benefits and drawbacks of starting kindergarten before age 5.

Kick Off Summer Reading with Learning, Fun & Fatherly Celebrations

Carolina Parent picks books that guide kids in exploring the outdoors and bonding with Dad.
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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.