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The book on home schooling in Cayman

The book on home schooling in Cayman

| 14/09/2016 | 11 Comments
Home schooling is legal in many countries. In the US, parents can home school children and it is regulated by states to varying degrees. The cash allotments are the big draw for home-schooling families: US$1,600 per student for kindergarten through third grade, US$1,800 for grades 4-8, and US$2,000 [...]

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Wants to pay back government scholarship

Wants to pay back government scholarship

| 12/08/2016 | 8 Comments
I am a Caymanian government scholarship recipient and am expected to return to the Cayman Islands after I graduate to pay off my debt via working here. However, I plan on getting married to someone from another country and want to reside there. Is there any other way to repay this debt? Auntie’s a [...]

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Government scholarships for online study

Government scholarships for online study

| 21/06/2016 | 0 Comments
Is the government scholarship available for students taking accredited online bachelor’s and master’s degree courses? Auntie’s answer: The good news is that online courses of study are eligible for scholarships if they satisfy the relevant criteria. I approached the Scholarship Secretariat for [...]

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I think my child is dyslexic

I think my child is dyslexic

| 09/06/2016 | 6 Comments
My otherwise bright 9-year-old son is still struggling to read and I think he might be dyslexic. What do I do? I asked a local special needs teacher and she recommended that your first stop should be with one of the child’s teachers at school or the principal to talk about your concerns. Ask t [...]

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Government scholarships should be based on need

Government scholarships should be based on need

| 29/05/2016 | 8 Comments
Auntie has received the following related questions: 1. How are scholarship applicants vetted in regards to their means of being able to provide for their university fees without a government scholarship? Why are there students who have parents that earn a decent salary being awarded scholarships? [...]

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New residents seek US education for children

New residents seek US education for children

| 05/04/2016 | 9 Comments
Our family will be moving to Cayman in a few months with our two school-age children, one in primary school and the other finishing up grade nine. We are American and I am wondering what are the options for getting a US education in Cayman? Auntie’s answer: As you would expect, most schools (both [...]

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