For those families interested in high school options other than the traditional public school route, there are several great alternatives out there including a charter high school and a magnet high school. Both school types are considered cutting-edge, offering great … Continue reading What is a Charter High School, and How is it Different from a Magnet School?
Setting your child up for success is one of the greatest gifts you can provide them as a parent. Most parents have done this at every stage of their children’s lives, in some capacity. Choosing the right high school for … Continue reading 5 Types of High Schools to Consider for Your Teen
Parents love the idea of having their children attend a magnet school – in addition to their many benefits, magnet schools give children the opportunity to attend a theme-based school with hands-on learning approaches. That said, parents searching for the … Continue reading What to Look for in a Greater Hartford Magnet School
With all the different educational options out there, it can seem overwhelming to make the right educational choice for your child. As a parent, you may be asking: What type of learning environment will they excel in academically? What type … Continue reading How Do Magnet Schools Work?
Magnet schools first emerged back in the civil rights movement as a desegregation tool and to this day, have continued to build their reputations as innovative, visionary, public-choice schools open to all students, regardless of their zip code. Today there … Continue reading What the Best Magnet Schools All Have in Common
As a parent, you know that getting your child into the right school is a top priority. Between checking out the local public school, learning about your magnet and charter school options, and keeping private education in the back of … Continue reading Navigating the Magnet School Application Process in Connecticut
Choosing the right elementary school is an important decision that will shape your child’s educational experience both now and in the future. That’s why, it is so important to do your research and weigh out all the options before making … Continue reading Is a Magnet School Right for Your Child? The Advantages of Magnet School
Making the decision to attend a high school magnet program is a big step in helping set your teen up for future success. Once you have made this decision, the question then becomes what high school magnet programs are available … Continue reading What to Look for in a High School Magnet Program
Connecticut River Academy (CTRA), a Goodwin College magnet school, offers a theme-based, early college program for ambitious high school students. Connecticut River Academy is similar to a STEM high school, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. You might … Continue reading Why a Theme-Based or STEM High School is a Great Choice for Teens
Parents want what is best for their children at every stage of their child’s life. From the moment their babies are born, ensuring they are safe and receiving the proper care is of utmost importance. As they grow into toddlers, … Continue reading Is a Magnet Elementary School or Private Elementary School Best for my Child?
Imagine a school that offers continued enrichment for your child, even after the “school” day is over! At Riverside Magnet School, pre-K students through grade 5 can participate in the After-School Studio Program, which extends their day until 5:45pm, Monday … Continue reading Afternoon Studio: Riverside Magnet School’s After-School Enrichment Program
Your teen’s high school experience can do more than just educate – it can provide a lasting source of passion for learning, as well as help your teen develop into a respectful and responsible adult. Providing your teen with a … Continue reading What a Magnet High School Can Offer Your Teen
Fostering an interest in environmental science beginning at the high school level is not only a great way to inspire a valuable career, but also to instill positive values in teenagers. At its core, Connecticut River Academy — a magnet … Continue reading The Importance of Environmental Studies in a High School Education
There is no denying the pervasiveness of technology in today’s world. The best thing that we can do for the future of our teens is to prepare them with the right tools for success, both with hard and soft workplace … Continue reading How a Technology High School Can Benefit Your Teen