Questions about Charter Schools

As I have written about here, and here, I support school choice for kids and have had a good experience (so far) with them personally. I work with a lot of parents of young kids, so I get a lot of questions about charter schools: 1.  Does it cost anything? No. Charter...

Why We Chose a Charter School

My son goes to a charter school, and I love it. Here are just a few of the things I love about his school: Tons of communication (both good & bad) from his teachers Emphasis on science, art and math Environment of well-behaved kids Early start to the day lets me...

Why We Chose a Charter School

My son goes to a charter school, and I love it. Here are just a few of the things I love about his school: Tons of communication (both good & bad) from his teachers Emphasis on science, art and math Environment of well-behaved kids Early start to the day lets me...

How to Have a Blast on a Budget at Disney World

Ever since our son was born, I knew it was coming … family vacation to Disney World! Well, this was the year we “did Disney.”  We spent 5 days and 4 nights in Orlando and I must say that it was a grand old time. The trip was truly a priceless opportunity to gather an...

Five Questions About 529 Plans

Have you been considering opening a 529 college savings plan?  Contributing to our son’s college education is one of my personal goals.  I went to an expensive private university (NYU), and I am still paying down those pesky student loans.  We started a 529 plan with...