The Shriver Report Snapshot released the results of a poll of 1,000 mothers who are likely voters about their views on education and other issues.
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released a poll showing parents' attitudes towards school choice and charter schools.
Walton, a long-time supporter of charter schools, will move its funding and focus to 13 cities as it withdraws from key cities, including Chicago.
U.S. Secretary of Education met with a panel to discuss the issues of incarcerated youth, as well as students with incarcerated parents.
Here's a news roundup that features three recent stories about parent-involvement issues, including some interesting developments in California and Florida.
About 1,300 parents were surveyed in the poll that shows a disconnect between how well parents think their children are performing in school and how students score nationally.
Now that nearly half of public schools use online gradebooks, parents see pros and cons in the ability to electronically monitor their children's school progress.
The Republican presidential candidate has supported charter schools and vouchers in his words and in his legislative proposals as a U.S. senator from Texas.
Gov. Rick Scott signed a school choice bill that will let parents take their children to schools outside their districts.
California wrestles with how to determine if a school is failing and subject to overhaul under the law that lets parents trigger major changes.