How to get your kids to attend public school

As parents try to balance the needs of a growing number of children with the challenges of the 21st century, some parents are turning to charter schools.In this first in a series of CNNMoney special “The Biggest Mistakes You Made,” CNNMoney senior education correspondent Michelle Nieves and CNNMoney contributor Chris Woodfield discuss how the world …

How a few thousand dollars can help students save up to $500 a year on college and career tuition

By Emily LevensonThe president of a state college in Pennsylvania recently launched a campaign to save students $500 on their first year of college.“It’s going to cost $50,000 for your first year,” said Jerry Wieland, president of the University of Pennsylvania.“If you want to be a good student, you’re going to have to save up …

Why are we in a state of confusion over what constitutes secondary education?

This is the second of a series on what it means to be in a primary school.What is primary school?It’s when you go to school, usually from sixth to twelfth grade, and are expected to follow the curriculum taught at home.¬†What is secondary education then?It means that you can go to university, or go on …