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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
 

WNYC.org

Families Pay Private High School Deposits While They Await Public School Acceptances by Reema Khrais
 

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

Public vs. Private: How to Choose the Right School for Your Child” by Lisa Chung
 

DNA INFO

Pre-K Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Get Your Child a Seat by Julie Shapiro
 

Our Town

School Overcrowding May be Contagious by Alejandro Menjivar
 

Brick Underground

The Buyer’s and Renter’s Guide to the NYC Elementary School Game by Lucy Cohen Blatter & Mimi O’Connor

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Boarding School Admissions Fair 2021
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PLNY Blog

by Barbara Scott, Executive Director, Parents League of New York

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.

Are you concerned about private school tuition costs? Though the cost of tuition may seem daunting, we advise families to keep an open mind when searching for a private or independent school. Here we address common concerns about school affordability and the financial aid application process.