Archive for November, 2016
There are two basic differences between a private school and a public school: governance, and finances. Private schools receive funding from tuition fees, donations and gifts, grants, and other fundraising opportunities. Public schools are funded by government agencies, and are managed by them as well. Private schools are governed by an independent board of trustees. While these two aspects define the essential differences, the fact is that many other differences exist. Whether you choose a public or private high school, it?s best to be aware of the benefits of private schools. In the United States, there are currently over 30,000 private schools, and between Pre-K to high school, they serve over 5 million students. In fact, about 24 percent of all U.S. schools are private, enrolling approximately 1
As parents, we all want our kids to have a high level of grade school readiness by the time that they start kindergarten. Being a little ahead of the curve will make the transition easier for them, usually. Teachers of kindergartners understand that this might be one of the most difficult transitions if the child has never been away from home and can work with that. However, it’s a good idea to start them academically before they even get into kindergarten. There are several things that parents can do to promote grade school readiness. Here are just a few things that you can do for your kids to make that transition into ‘big kid school’ just a little easier.
Teach them at home. You can actually b