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Boarding School Option

Boarding school is an option for parents to consider for their children. Even though in recent years they have not been given a good review, they can be a great place for children and a positive experience for a family. If you are hesitant to consider boarding school as an option, we suggest that you read through the resources linked here. Hopefully they will give you more information to help you consider all aspects of whether boarding school is an approriated option for your child(ren).

Articles from an issue of Educare on Boarding Schools
Various, 2004-09-15
Download "Educare_Boarding_School.pdf", Acrobat PDF document, 167KB [10777 downloads]

Boarding schools in the 21st Century? You cannot be serious! How about these ideas that come from word association “brainstorming” sessions on boarding . . .

Off to Boarding School, by Jenny Giezendanner

Thoughts of sending a young person to school in a faraway country bring out emotions of fear, denial, anger—and occasional relief!—in those who contemplate it. Horror stories circulate about TCKs who have felt emotionally damaged due to their parents’ preoccupation with their work at their children’s expense. Being “shipped off to boarding school” ranks somewhere near a fate worse than death.