I've been writing software for, oh, too long, initially for science and engineering applications, but recently all sorts of web applications.
I have worked for local government, large and small companies, and individuals.
Here is my humble collection of tips and tricks which may help someone get out of a sticky position. Some PHP, SQL, SEO and Access is mixed in there.
The NZ Schools database used information from the Ministry of Education, and adds map displays.
Search by decile, category, location and type, and see a map of the results. This may help you house-hunting and allowing for travel to school. All my PHP.