Posts Tagged ‘Preschool’

Nursery Schools 101

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1. Why Nursery School, Anyway? Because if you don’t get into a good nursery school it’s quite likely that your child will never get into Harvard. Ok, here’s really why: because the majority of nursery school directors create comforting, fun worlds where little people learn to socialize while following their creative and intellectual urges. It’s [&hellip
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PRESCHOOL BLACKBOARD AWARDS 2008

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While toddlers confront the ups and downs of sharing, preschool is also a time of growth for parents. Before the challenges of separation even set in, families must make tough choices about the right type of program for a child-and then take a savvy approach to the notoriously stressful admissions process. Both these issues are [&hellip
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READY OR NOT?

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Applying to an older 2′s program for toddlers just seemed like one of those slightly over-the-top things that New Yorkers do in exchange for the privilege of living in the city. Sort of like calling the latest “it” restaurant exactly one month in advance to secure a dubiously desirable 5 p.m. dinner reservation. If I [&hellip
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THINKING OUTSIDE THE PRESCHOOL BOX

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In New York City, it’s not uncommon to hear parents with infants-and even soon-to-be first-time parents-talk about applying to nursery schools. There are a lot of anxious questions in the air. When do I have to apply? How many schools? What if my child isn’t ready? What if we don’t get in anywhere? What if [&hellip
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MANHATTAN PRESCHOOL TUITION DIRECTORY

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Tuition figures, which are provided directly by the preschool programs, represent the highest and lowest fees charged for their services and reflect various ages and amounts of care. Programs may range from two half-days a week to five full days a week, and programs may charge by the week, by the month or by a [&hellip
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