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.
The Review: our annual journal
First published in 1967, the Review is Parents League's annual education and parenting journal. We have featured articles by such authors as Carol Dweck, Lisa Damour, Judith Warner, Adam Alter, Wendy Mogel, Ron Lieber, Jessica Lahey, Emily Oster, Maria Russo, Andrew Solomon and Sandra Day O'Connor, in addition to heads of member schools, teachers and parenting professionals.
The Review is distributed each year in January to Parents League member families and schools and is available for purchase.
Selected articles from past editions of the Review can be found on the Parents League Blog and in our list of Selected Articles from the archives of the Review.
Advertise: The Review is the only Parents League publication that accepts advertising.
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If you represent an independent or private school click here to learn how to apply for School Membership, or call us at 212-737-7385. Annual membership dues are based on the total enrollment of the school.
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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.