• New York Family’s September 2014 Issue

    Norah O’Donnell + Fall Classes Guide + Education Hot Topics + More

    By New York Family
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    Photo by Sarah Merians Photography. On Norah O’Donnell: LK Bennett dress. Backpacks: (in Norah’s right hand) Kipling Seoul Print Backpack in Circles & Stripes, Kipling Ravier Backpack in Breezy Turquoise, (in Norah’s right hand) Flavia Carvalho for Adelaide New York.

    Features

    Anchor Mom
    “CBS This Morning” co-host Norah O’Donnell reports live on journalism, early-rising, and being a mom-of-three

    Class-ic Favorites
    Our annual guide to fall classes—for kids of all ages, from tots to tweens—is proof that there’s tons of fun & learning to be had outside the classroom. Plus, new offerings from musician Laurie Berkner

    Supply & Demand
    Set your students up for success with a guide to savvy school supplies from New York Family and KidzVuz

    Gaining Admission
    As private school and nursery school applications come due, here’s what to think about

    The Craft Of Teaching
    The case for making teacher education the priority for improving America’s schools

    Family Fun Guide

    10 Great Events For September
    Wave Hill Honey Weekend, Central Park Horse Show, Queens County Fair, and more

    National Treasure
    Explore the rich history of the Roosevelts with documentarian (and dad) Ken Burns’ local picks

    Columns

    Editor’s Note
    A song for a new season

    Events & Offers
    Admissions trends and advice for back-to-school, Blackboard Awards for Schools and Principals nominations, and parent hero nominations

    It’s My Party
    Birthdays at Make Meaning, Sports Club/LA, and Temple Israel with Simply Sports

    Scoop
    Do-gooder diaper bags, the ultimate shopping app for parents, a new school downtown, a cool educational TV show, and the gift of reading

    Lysst
    Send your students back to school in fine fashion with our style syllabus for fall

    Treats
    Hit your stride with our fab fall footwear picks for kids

    Starting Out
    With a focus on early learning and child development, Explore+Discover plans to be a daycare center like no other

    Parent In Profile
    As she celebrates 20 years of her eponymous kids’ salons, Cozy Friedman takes her brand to the next level with her new and improved line of signature hair care products

    A Special Place
    At the popular Kids at Art, children learn the joys and challenges of creativity and other life lessons

    A Good Idea
    York Avenue Preschool doubles down on their educational offerings

    Education
    Many parents—locally and globally—turn to The School Choice Group to help find the right educational setting for their child. Plus, learn about a great scholarship for passionate young learners

    The Last Word
    When his young space-obsessed son expresses concern about the future of our galaxy, the author wonders what, if anything, to do about it