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As we now do every year, we are are highlighting "Getting In ... Kindergarten," a documentary produced by Pamela French Films, aired on TLC in September 2007. It focuses on the New York City kindergarten admissions process. We previously highlighted Part 1. Below is Part 2. Among the NYC schools, topics, and people highlighted: Wendy [...]

The Parents League of New York is hosting a fair and a panel for NYC parents interested in applying to NYC Middle & Upper Independent Day Schools. The fair and panel are free of charge for all families. The event is divided into two parts. The first is an NYC Middle & Upper Independent Day [...]

The Parents League of New York is hosting the 2013 NYC Independent School Kindergarten Fair (Boarding Schools and NYC Upper & Middle Private Schools fairs will be held in Fall 2013) and a Kindergarten Admissions Panel Discussion immediately following the fair. Both events are free of charge for all families. Representatives from Parents League member [...]

"Getting In ... Kindergarten," a documentary produced by Pamela French Films, aired on TLC in September 2007. It focuses on the New York City kindergarten admissions process. We previously highlighted Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5. Below is Part 6, where we learn where the children will attend school. Among [...]

"Getting In ... Kindergarten," a documentary produced by Pamela French Films, aired on TLC in September 2007. It focuses on the New York City kindergarten admissions process. We previously highlighted Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. Below is Part 5. Among the NYC schools, topics, and people highlighted: Wendy Levy from Ephiphany [...]

"Getting In ... Kindergarten," a documentary produced by Pamela French Films, aired on TLC in September 2007. It focuses on the New York City kindergarten admissions process. We previously highlighted Part 1. Below is Part 2. Among the NYC schools, topics, and people highlighted: Wendy Levy from Ephiphany Community Nursery School, Marlene Barron from Westside [...]

The Parents League of New York is hosting numerous events, workshops, and panels during Fall 2012. Some events are free and open to the public, while others are only for members (check website for registration information). Here is the next event open to the public: Financing Your Child's Independent School Education: A Panel Discussion Date: [...]

The Parents League of New York is hosting a fair and a panel for NYC parents interested in applying to NYC Middle & Upper Independent Day Schools. The fair and panel are free of charge for all families. The event is divided into two parts. The first is an NYC Middle & Upper Independent Day [...]

The Parents League of New York is hosting a fair and a panel for NYC parents interested in applying to Boarding Schools. The fair and panel are free of charge for all families. The event is divided into two parts. The first is a Boarding School Fair with representatives who talk informally with students and [...]

Who would not want a tuition free private school education? Unfortunately, there aren't many private schools in United States that offer a tuition free education. There is one in New York City, however, and it's a school we've written about before: Regis High School. It is the only private all-scholarship school in the United States. [...]

The Parents League of New York is once again hosting two fairs for parents interested in applying to either Boarding Schools or NYC Upper & Middle Private Schools (a Kindergarten fair will be held in Spring 2012). Both fairs are in NYC and are free of charge for all families. The fairs allow parents to [...]

The Parents League of New York is hosting two fairs for parents interested in applying to either Boarding Schools or NYC Private Schools. Both fairs are in NYC and are free of charge for all families. The fairs allow parents to learn more about NYC Independent Day Schools and Boarding Schools. Each event is divided [...]

Paying for your child’s New York City Private School is a source of great apprehension for a number of families. Over and over it is stressed that the best private school for a student is the one that matches their personality, philosophy of learning, academic abilities and future goals. The right school is not, however, [...]

Many parents who struggle to financially support their child’s education in Private School have rallied for the freedom of educational choice and the often debated tax cuts or rebates for Private School tuition costs. Many families make the conscious choice to send their children to private school and in doing so choose to take their [...]

With tightened budgets, many young families are struggling with the decision to put their young child in a NYC Private School or start them in a public school and assist in their educational development as much as possible. One group of parents recently gathered to talk about their upcoming choices for education beyond the preschool [...]

Many families are looking for more information about different types of Financial Aid. Just as a family plays it smart and helps their child apply to more than one NYC Private School, so too do families check off all of their Financial Aid options and make sure that every base is covered. If one type [...]

The classic environment for admissions into NYC Private School is an eager and hopeful parents with young child, Pre-K or entering Kindergarten, who is about to embark on an educational journey they will benefit from for the rest of their lives. What happens when the journey begins in a public school, though? And what happens [...]

A fascinating article published in USA Today’s education section followed different groups of families, who, due to economic difficulties, left private schools and entered their children into various public schools. The lengthy article makes liberal use of quotes from many parents and a few school officials that are supposed to serve as a looking glass [...]

Financial Aid is, for many families, the only way to afford a NYC Private School education for their child. It is very important to make sure that your Financial Aid applications are completed and sent in on time. Remember that a large amount of schools process their FA applications and determine the number of aid [...]

Student Sponsor Partners (SSP), founded in 1986 by NYC investment banker Peter Flanigan, provides at-risk NYC high school students a quality, non-public high school education, through the financial support and one-to-one guidance of a four-year Sponsor/mentor. In addition to paying a significant portion of students’ tuition, Sponsors provide their students with academic guidance throughout their [...]

Finally, Pamela French's "Getting In...Kindergarten," part 6, where we learn where each of the three children will attend school. Among the NYC schools, topics, and people highlighted: admissions decisions, waitlists, financial aid, Hunter College Elementary School, Horace Mann School, Allen-Stevenson School, St. David's School, Browning School, Trinity School, The Cathedral School, Dalton School, St. Bernard's [...]