How can Families Afford an Independent School Education?

[ 1 ] December 21, 2009 |

calculatorCan you afford an Independent School Education?  This is the question for many families as they consider educational options for their children.  Area independent schools recognize that tuitions are high and families struggle with, what can I really afford?  To assist with answering this and other financial assistance questions the Schools have joined together to host an evening on Thursday, January 7th at The Rochambeau Public Library on the East Side of Providence.

Parents can come and learn about the new financial aid guidelines and see if their family might qualify for financial aid at an independent school.

Keynote Speaker: Kristen Power, Regional Director for the National Association of Independent Schools. This event is a collaborative effort by Gordon School, Lincoln School,  Brown, Providence Country Day, Rocky Hill, Sage School, and Wheeler School.

The Details:
Thursday, January 7, 2010
The Rochambeau Public Library – 708 Hope Street on the East Side of Providence
6:00 -8:00 pm
The event is free of charge and all are welcome!

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of Kidoinfo.com. She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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  1. calendar kate says:

    Do private schools usually have a negative effect on a community’s public schools? That is, do they suck out talented kids & moneyed parents with time to be involved and ultimately weaken public schools?

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