I’ve heard the anecdotes left and right, including a few first hand accounts. In my optimistic outlook on this process, I assumed that this didn’t happen often. Well, boom goes the dynamite!
There is a family who moved to the area about 6 months ago, choosing Lower Merion for the schools. Now having settled somewhat, they are considering a move into the city.
This school is not only for French speaking families. The diversity in the children’s cultures really make this school unique.
The complexity of timing for families choosing a school means making a school choice without knowing all of your options. For parents choosing between public schools in your catchment or via the VTP, charter, and/or private school options, it is a real problem.
I just found this provocatively headlined article on The Huffington Post–“A Public School Teacher Shops Around for a Private School”.