Sarah Lindenfeld Hall

Charter schools were first introduced to offer families more options for school choice, but there are limits to their accessibility and inconsistencies in success. Learn more about charter school programs and if it is the right option for your children.
Experts offer up facts for combatting misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine, plus tips for having a constructive conversation with family members about why it's important to get it.
With states banning mask mandates and COVID-19 cases on the rise, school leaders and teachers across the country are fighting to keep their students safe.
Even before COVID, there was a clear disparity in the education children received based on where they lived, their economic status, and the color of their skin. As this equity gap continues to widen, policies are being introduced to level the playing field. Here's what parents need to know.
Montessori style learning was introduced to give children agency over their own education. Here is what parents need to know about Montessori schools and the teaching philosophy.
Magnet schools are public schools that offer a specific theme or curriculum for students. Learn more about magnet programs and if it is the right option for your children.
Reggio Emilia is an approach to early childhood teaching named after the Italian city where it originated. Here's everything parents need to know about this educational philosophy.
From the best time to take it to whether or not online prep classes are worthwhile, here's what educators and college counselors want parents to know about the SAT test.
From the definition of a good SAT score to what to bring on test day, here's a primer for parents and teens on the standardized test.
With reports of learning losses, depression and anxiety, and lack of socialization, parents are worried their kids may suffer the consequences of the pandemic for years to come. The bad news is children have of course been affected. The good news is it doesn't mean it will be for the long run. Parents share their stories while experts weigh in.
The Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE) movement encourages followers to reach early retirement through a combination of frugal living, smart investments, and passive income. Here's how to meet that goal while raising children.
A step-by-step guide on politely declining holiday gathering invitations and hosting responsibilities during the COVID-19 pandemic—and feeling OK doing it.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues on, companies, cafeteria workers, and government agencies have been working tirelessly to feed children—and get food to the millions of kids eligible for free or reduced-price school meals. But there's much work still to be done.
Shifts in education amid the COVID-19 pandemic mean more students are learning with kids of different ages—whether it's their siblings or homeschool co-op partners. It's like the one-room schoolhouse, but here's why that's not such a bad thing.
The decision on whether or not to send kids back to school amid the COVID-19 pandemic hasn't been easy on parents. Four mothers across the country explain how they decided between homeschooling, virtual only, in-person, and hybrid.
Even in a normal year, the move up to middle school can be jarring for kids and parents. But this year, the pandemic is upending every aspect of school. Here's how you can still feel prepared as a family.
This year, high schools across the country are adopting distance learning or a mixture of in-person and virtual classes. Prep your rising ninth grader for what's to come as they embark on their next adventure with these tips from experts.
After a breakup and divorce, two best friends living in NYC scrambled to find affordable housing—and realized the best option was to move in together with their kids to save money.
After Hillary Denham handmade bows for her daughters, she wondered if they could sell. Five years later, her multi-million dollar company employs crafty moms across the country.
Are graphic novels really hurting children's reading skills? And should kids just stick to the classics? Experts explain why it's time we end the graphic novel stigma for good.
As schools rely more on donations to pay for supplies, special events, and even teacher salaries, the demands to donate can be extreme. And that can put some families in a bind. Experts explain the issues and how to vet school fundraisers.
A new report says students in high-pressure environments should be considered at risk, similarly to peers living in poverty or foster care. Experts explain how parents can alleviate the pressure.