A Better Chance aims to provide applicants and their families with resources that may help when faced with making choices about the type of independent school that would be the "best fit". Many parents have questions about boarding schools, about single sex education and about financial aid. Below are some publications that we hope will help shed some light.
Should I send my child away? The Association of Boarding Schools has used research to dispell the myths about boarding school. Almost everything you wanted to know about boarding schools can be found in this publication.
Unsure about whether or not you should send your child to single sex school. Visit the following websites to read the latest research:
National Coalition of Girls' Schools http://www.ncgs.org/index.php
International Boys' School Coalition http://www.theibsc.org/page.cfm?p=1
How will I ever afford the tuition? Many parents are daunted by the high price tag associated with an Independent School education. The National Association of Independent Schools offers a guide on how to finance an independent school education http://www.nais.org/parents/index.cfm?itemnumber=149257&sn.ItemNumber=149259