FIRST STEPS TO CHOOSING YOUR CHILD’S NEXT SCHOOL When considering an alternative school for your child, one of the most effective ways to narrow down the wide range of options available is to reflect on what your core educational values are, and to list the academic and social objectives you have for the perfect educational experience. This list will provide you with a solid framework to refer to as you evaluate and explore other school choices. Your values might include a caring, nurturing environment, high academic standards, strong emphasis on sports, innovative arts or technology…