Monica James writes the School Connection column for TheLighthouseNews.com.
Transition Kindergarten opens new doors in education
Published 2/26/2014 at 10:22 a.m.
This fall, only children who are 5 on Sept. 1 will be allowed in kindergarten
Moving this summer? Contact your school liaison officer
Published 2/12/2014 at 10:08 a.m.
Here's how an SLO can help
Science fairs foster curiosity, inquisitiveness, fascination
Published 1/29/2014 at 2:20 p.m.
Call is also going out for judges
It seems early, but now's the time to plan for new school year
Published 1/15/2014 at 9:46 a.m.
There are options other than your neighborhood school
College planning should go into high gear in January
Published 12/11/2013 at 10:14 a.m.
FAFSA available Jan. 1
Forms bring reimbursements to schools, not extra money
Published 11/27/2013 at 9:50 a.m.
Returning them is important
Toys can be educational and still be fun for the holidays
Published 11/13/2013 at 2:48 p.m.
Gift ideas for this holiday season
Interested in homeschooling? Here's what you need to know
Published 10/30/2013 at 5:01 p.m.
Frequent moves prompt many military families to choose this option
Is it better to take the SAT or the ACT? It all depends
Published 10/16/2013 at 12:29 p.m.
Either way, prep classes are available for students in military families
How to get the most out of a parent-teacher conference
Published 10/2/2013 at 1:41 p.m.
Keep it positive and come prepared
Don't let the teacher hear 'The dog ate my homework'
Published 9/18/2013 at 1:57 p.m.
Here are some tips on making the ordeal go more smoothly
How to make the most out of Back-to-School Night
Published 9/4/2013 at 12:51 p.m.
Time to experience the school from your student's standpoint
Safety tips as children go back to school
Published 8/20/2013 at 12:52 p.m.
Kids who walk, ride or catch a bus all need to be alert, as do drivers
Parents, too, must think about back-to-school issues
Published 7/24/2013 at 3:47 p.m.
Are adults involved, and do they encourage learning and have reasonable expectations?
Things to know about local school policies
Published 7/10/2013 at 10:23 a.m.
States, districts have different ways of doing things
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