Starting Preschool

Early education starts with choosing the right preschool. Here you'll learn how to do that. Plus, we'll teach you how to prepare your child for preschool, how to ease her transition, encourage friendships, make the most of play and learning time, and more.

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6 Things to Know About Magnet Schools

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.

7 Things to Know About the Reggio Emilia Approach

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.

This Mother-Son Back-to-School Photo is the Cutest Thing You'll See Today

This mom sent her son back to school on the same day as she started a new program—and they documented the big day in an adorable photo.

Your Kid's Preschool Teacher Probably Barely Earns More Than Your Manicurist: Report

According to a new report from the Department of Education, preschool teachers make woefully little money despite being so important to our children's development.

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Must-Have Supplies for the First Day of School

We asked Jan Harp Domene, national president of the PTA, to explain what stuff your little student really needs to bring on the first day of school.