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There are many school options including private, public, charter, and religious schools. Your budget, location, family needs, and your child’s learning needs and goals will help determine what’s the best school for him. Find advice and facts to help you navigate these options.

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  • 5 Signs of a Positive School Culture

    Your child's school should have a supportive climate for growth and learning. Check out five things that all schools with positive cultures have in common.

  • How to Find the Right School Abroad for Your Expat Family

    When moving to another country, families must select a local, international, or American school. Learn how to identify a school where your child can thrive.

  • 10 Things You Should Consider When Choosing a K–12 School

    Choosing the right school for your child can be an overwhelming prospect. Here are 10 things parents should consider when deciding on the right K–12 school for their child.

  • Gradeless Schools: Exploring Alternative Evaluation Methods

    Some schools have departed from the traditional letter/number grading system and employ other methods of assessment.

  • 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.

  • What Makes a School Dyslexia-Friendly?

    Finding a school with a supportive culture and appropriate accommodations will allow dyslexic students to thrive academically.

  • 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.

  • Magnet Schools and Programs: What Parents Should Know

    Magnet programs are an important component of school choice, allowing kids to explore specific interests while exposing them to children of different backgrounds.

  • Moving? How to Find a Great School Near Your New Home

    A new hometown means a new school for the kids. Noodle gives you guidance on how to navigate the school search process to find the right fit for your child.

  • 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.

  • 2015 School Choice Series: New England

    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 New England states, relevant state and regional news items and debates, and resources for further research.

  • 2015 State-by-State Guide to School Choice

    Noodle’s 2015 school choice series provides a state-by-state overview of the options available in every region across the country. You'll find descriptions of the available options, relevant state and regional news items and debates, and resources for further research.

  • What Does Quality Arts Education Look Like?

    How can you tell that a school offers a great education in the arts? Read more for expert tips on what to look in a school and how you can support these visual arts and music programs.