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Articles, questions and answers about finding a private school, everything from identifying your practical requirements (costs, your child's needs, etc.), desired requirements (school facilities, learning atmosphere, etc.) and extracurricular requirements to evaluating the school's underlying philosophy, curriculum, and student achievements.

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  • Judy Batalion’s Private Preschool Admissions Tips: Maintaining Your Sanity

    Applying to preschool can be a stressful experience — for parents. Learn from Noodle Expert Judy Batalion about how you can preserve your sanity as your family is subjected to the scrutiny of strangers who will determine the first step of your child’s educational path.

  • Judy Batalion’s Private Preschool Admissions Tips: The Application

    Applying to private preschool in New York City involves months of research, many steps, and a rich array of choices. Read Noodle Expert Judy Batalion’s account of what she learned about the application portion of the preschool admissions process.

  • Judy Batalion’s Private Preschool Admissions Tips: The Parent Interview

    In her latest article on the New York City private preschool admissions process, Noodle Expert Judy Batalion offers advice on how to get ready for the parent interview.

  • Judy Batalion’s Private Preschool Admissions Tips: The Playdate-Child Interview

    When your family is applying to preschool, you’re not the only one who has to undergo an interview — your toddler is likely to undergo the first series of interviews — or playdates as they’re euphemistically named in the land of private preschools — of her young life. Learn from Noodle Expert Judy Batalion what you can do to prepare her for this nerve-wracking milestone.

  • Judy Batalion’s Tips for Private Preschool Admissions

    In this series, Noodle Expert Judy Batalion shares her experiences and advice for navigating the world of New York City private preschool admissions.

  • Kids in Charge: Are Student-Led Schools a Recipe for Disaster or Success?

    Student-led schools come in different shapes and sizes, but most of them share one thing in common: They’re particularly adaptable to your child’s learning interests. Take a look at Noodle Expert Amanda Ronan’s guide to decide whether one of these alternative-ed models is right for your family.

  • Public or Private? The Right Way to Choose a NYC High School

    Forget the stereotypes of public and private schools in New York City. Consider the merits and drawbacks of each to choose the best high school for your kid.

  • Second Season Private School Admissions

    Second season private school admissions can be a challenging experience. Learn from Noodle expert Amanda Uhry how admissions professionals help ease the process.

  • 2015 School Choice Series: Pacific States

    Noodle’s 2015 series provides a state-by-state overview of school choice options. In this article, you'll find descriptions of the available options in each of the Pacific states, relevant state and regional news items and debates, and resources for further research.

  • 2015 School Choice Series: Mountain States

    Noodle’s 2015 series provides a state-by-state overview of school choice options. In this article, you'll find descriptions of the available options in each of the Mountain states, relevant state and regional news items and debates, and resources for further research.

  • 2015 School Choice Series: East South Central

    Noodle’s 2015 series provides a state-by-state overview of school choice options. In this article, you'll find descriptions of the available options in each of the East South Central states, relevant state and regional news items and debates, and resources for further research.

  • 2015 School Choice Series: South Atlantic

    Noodle’s 2015 series provides a state-by-state overview of school choice options. In this article, you'll find descriptions of the available options in each of the South Atlantic states, relevant state and regional news items and debates, and resources for further research.

  • 2015 School Choice Series: The Midwest (West North Central)

    Noodle’s 2015 series provides a state-by-state overview of school choice options. In this article, you'll find descriptions of the available options in each of the West North Central states, relevant state and regional news items and debates, and resources for further research.

  • 2015 School Choice Series: The Midwest (East North Central)

    Noodle’s 2015 series provides a state-by-state overview of school choice options. In this article, you'll find descriptions of the available options in each of the East North Central states, relevant state and regional news items and debates, and resources for further research.

  • 2015 School Choice Series: Mid-Atlantic

    Noodle’s 2015 series provides a state-by-state overview of school choice options. In this article, you'll find descriptions of the available options in each of the Mid-Atlantic states, relevant state and regional news items and debates, and resources for further research.