DailyDirt: Sending Your Kid To School

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A couple decades ago, the choices for elementary schools were pretty simple and limited -- public or private school. It's a bit more complicated now with public schools, charter schools, magnet schools and various different kinds of private schools that may be religious or based on a particular philosophy or pedagogical technique. (There's also the choice of opting-out with homeschooling....) In the end, there's no certainty in any complex decision -- some schools might have higher test scores, but quantitative statistics aren't everything. Here are just a few links for parents looking at a choice between elementary schools. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.
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Filed Under: altschool, education, homeschooling, khan academy, moocs, parenting, school, test scores

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    everybody knows, 10 Feb 2015 @ 5:15am

    Re: everybody knows

    if Silicon Valley is filled with wealthy geniuses, they should all already have realized what is the purpose of government schooling...
    and acted accordingly

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