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School Decision Guide

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This web page provides short quizzes that can help you organize your thinking and get closer to making decisions about what is best for your child. The quizzes include:

  • Start kindergarten now or wait a year?
  • Move up or repeat a grade?
  • Switch schools or stay?
  • Enroll in high education or focus on work?

Target Audience

Age 3-5, Age 6-17, 18-21



Academic PerformanceAlternative Schools/Trade Schools/BOCESEarly ChildhoodEducational PlanningGeneral Support for FamiliesHigher EducationSchool Avoidance/RefusalSpecial Education/IEP/504 a or bTransitions to Adulthood

Related Terms

IEPschool readinessspecial education
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