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by Renee Mease Director, Columbia Greenhouse Nursery School

Physical surroundings are the very foundation of a sense of place. How can we reinterpret and design our classroom environment to foster a sense of place for children that is magical, rich and joyful?

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Families can expect one of three outcomes as the admissions season for independent schools draws to a close: admit, deny or waitlist. While the first two are self-explanatory, people often ask what it means to be waitlisted.

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by Michael Gary, Director of Admissions, Phillips Exeter Academy

“Why boarding school?” This is the question I have been answering for almost thirty years, first as a student and now as a seasoned admissions director. The answers to this question are just as varied as the kids who decide to attend.

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by Chantal Aflalo, Special Needs Advisor, Parents League School Advisory Service

Becoming a parent is incredibly rewarding. Parenting a child with special needs redefines that role. What are the best special needs preschool and kindergarten options in NYC? There are a number of options to consider, depending on your child’s needs.

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You may be wondering how you can best manage your time at home with your child during the holidays. At Parents League, we have a wealth of information and resources from our school advisors and experts from our schools and past events.