Why do parents send their children to boarding school? Why do kids want to go to boarding school? Barbara Scott, Executive Director, Parents League of New York describes her family's experience with boarding school life.
Parents League in the News
The Wall Street Journal
“Some NYC K-12 Schools Cross $50,000-a-Year Mark” by Leslie Brody
“Private School Tuition Bill Tops $40,000” by Sophia Hollander
New York Family
“Preschool Admissions: Between Now & September” by Eric Messinger
“New York Family’s 2016 NYC Preschool Directory” by Gavriella Mahpour, Julia Malykh & Ben Berk
“The Public Face of Private Education” by Eric Messinger
New York Metro Parents
“Pre-K Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Get Your Child a Seat” by Julie Shapiro
“School Overcrowding May be Contagious” by Alejandro Menjivar
“The Buyer’s and Renter’s Guide to the NYC Elementary School Game” by Lucy Cohen Blatter & Mimi O’Connor
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