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    Why is Performing Arts Important in Education?

    The importance of performing arts in education cannot be overemphasized, but it is usually overlooked. A lot of focus is placed on the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) framework despite the many benefits of performing arts in schools. It has been proven that people involved in performing arts are able to engage the mind, […]

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    Five Differences between Charter and Public Schools

    Choosing a school for your child could be daunting. Why? Because finding the right fit for your child in terms of education is of utmost importance. Schools with goals that align with yours are always the best choice to make, especially when those goals ensure your child/children’s future is secure. Charter schools are gaining popularity […]

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    Seven Advantages of Charter Schools

    Charter schools exist as autonomous educational sources for public funded schools in a community. These schools are developed through taxes and can be created by a group of parents, teachers, or the community. Some of these schools are owned by private organizations, while others are non-profit.  These schools must follow charter policies as established by […]

    Michelle Bonton on Leadership & Living a Purpose-Driven Life

    Rhodes School for the Performing Arts is proud to feature Founder and Superintendent Michelle Bonton in this month’s blog article. As a Houston middle-schooler, Michelle Bonton knew she would one day start a school of her own. She couldn’t have known that the path to founding RSPA in 2007 would include having three wonderful children, […]

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    What Is a Magnet School in Texas? – Are They Public?

    Magnet schools have been a unique educational option for years now, but many parents have questions about what makes a school a magnet school, what types of magnet schools are available in their area, and what magnet school admissions requirements are. Do magnet schools have tuition costs? Are magnet schools better? Many of the answers […]

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    How to Switch School Districts Without Moving: Schooling Options

    As a parent, it can be frustrating to feel trapped in a school district in which you or your child are unhappy or underserved. Many parents even go so far as to explore the option of moving to find a more suitable place for their child. Others feel that their options are limited because of […]

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    Magnet vs. Charter Schools

    Both magnet and charter schools exist as popular alternatives to traditional public schooling options. Since both alternatives have many similarities, so it can be confusing to discern how charter and magnet schools are alike and how they are different, leading parents to often have questions about the differences between the two. What Is a Charter […]

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    What Is a Charter School? – Pros, Cons and How They Work

    Charter schools have been getting a lot of attention in both the media and educational sectors, though much of the public is still unfamiliar with the role of charter schools and how they operate. As they become more popular, many families have questions about whether or not a charter school is right for their children. […]