Choosing the Right School: Types of Schools in the Lowcountry

Lowcountry Parent, October 2017

Sending your child to school used to be as simple as which neighborhood public school your home was zoned for.

Recognizing that each child learns differently and has unique needs, the trend has shifted away from a “zip-code education” system to alternative learning environments such as charter, magnet, independent, Montessori and virtual schools. You hear other parents talk about them at the park or see threads about them on social media, but truth be told, it can be daunting to figure out what each of these types of schools are, the differences between them and which one is best for your child. Read more...