School choice: What are my options?

Choosing the right school for our children can be a daunting task.

Gone are the days when all the kids in the neighborhood walked together to the same school every morning. PostcardSchoolHouseWestGoshenCT1911postmark

In fact, in the Charlotte region, parents and families today have more school choices than ever!

We have public schools, magnet schools, independent schools, IB schools, charter school, faith-based schools, home schools…the list seems to grow every year!

Ultimately, this is good news. Having these choices means we have an opportunity to seek out the school that is the best fit for our children.

Going forward, I will share a variety of information focused on trends in education, our school options in Charlotte, and tips for finding the right school for each of our children!

Quaint as it may have been, the one-room school house is a thing of the past! But, fortunately for our children, we have an ever-expanding list of school choices to explore.

Let’s get started…



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Bill Diskin

Bill Diskin

Bill Diskin is Director of Admission and Financial Aid at Cannon School in Concord, NC.