Private School Guide

Learn about the fantastic educational options in the Portland area.

Planning Your Child’s After-School Care

If you’ve been trying to predict what after-school care will look like this year, you’re not alone.

Why Is It So Hard to Find Child Care?

If you’re looking for child care and finding it next to impossible, you’re not alone.

Featured School of the Week: Multnomah Playschool

Nestled amongst the trees in Southwest Portland is Multnomah Playschool, Oregon’s longest running parent cooperative preschool.

Free Preschool Passed! Now What?

Multnomah County voters approved the Preschool for All measure last November. That means universal preschool will be coming to a neighborhood near you — eventually.

Featured Camp of the Week: Brooklyn Robot Foundry

Brooklyn Robot Foundry offers super-fun interactive online robot-building classes for kids.

Featured School of the Week: Portland Jewish Academy

Founded in 1961, Portland Jewish Academy is an independent, inclusive community school that welcomes families of all backgrounds.

GreatSchools Ratings Aren’t the Whole Story

Are online rating systems a good way to learn about schools? One local principal suggests parents dig deeper.

Tips for Families Using Special Education Services During Distance Learning

By FACT Oregon Students, families and teachers are embarking on a new type of educational journey in the 2020-21 school year. With so many uncertainties, now’s a good time to review what we know for students receiving special education services. Students with disabilities who are eligible for special education services are protected by a federal …

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Featured School of the Week: German International School

The German International School (GIS) is an independent language immersion school located in Beaverton.

The School Budget Breakdown

Public school funding is complicated. But we explain what you need to know about where the dollars come from and how they are spent.

School Open House Guide

Find that perfect fit for the coming year and beyond at one of these Open House events.

Build Your Kindergartner’s Love of Learning — Even If You Are Doing School Online

Encourage your child’s intellectual curiosity and get them eager to learn.

Help Your Kindergartener Have Online Learning Success

Some tips for helping new students adjust to online learning.

Distance-learning Resources for the Fall

Here’s where you can find free school supplies and extra support for distance learning.

Neighborhood Child Care & Preschool Guide

Search for great child care and preschools by neighborhood.

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