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Ask Peg Tyre: Community vs. Curriculum

Monday, January 09, 2012

What's more important in defining a good school, community or curriculum? Two SchoolBook commenters have different thoughts. Peg Tyre, a journalist and expert on what parents should look for in choosing a school, responds with her own opinion.

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Ask Peg Tyre: The Tricky Matter of Turnover

Monday, November 28, 2011

Answering questions from readers on how to find a good school, Peg Tyre, journalist and author, deals with the tricky matter of teacher turnover and what to look for in a principal.

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Five Tips for Identifying a Good School

Monday, November 07, 2011

You have been checking the Web sites. Talking to friends. Maybe you have even been on a conga line of parents snaking through a classroom on an overcrowded school tour. But in your quiet moments, you recognize that you have almost no objective criteria for choosing the right school for your child. Peg Tyre, a longtime education journalist, will be taking your questions this week. To start off, here are five tips for identifying what makes a "good" school for your young child.

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Cutting Through the Debates in Search of the 'Good School'

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

In "The Good Book," Peg Tyre wields research like a scythe, slicing through the thick growth of deeply rooted beliefs about education, forging a path for bewildered or frustrated parents. Still, her advice might not be practical for everyone.

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