March 2013 Archives

Tennessee parents who receive welfare payments could lose up to 30 percent of their benefits if their child fails to advance to the next grade, under a proposed law.


Using social media to connect families with schools is gaining momentum. Knapp Elementary in Pennsylvania is a leading example.


The Indiana Supreme Court upheld the state's school voucher program today, rejecting claims that it disproportionately benefited religious-based schools.


Parents face challenges in understanding the grading system used to rate a school's performance, according to a University of Michigan assistant professor's research.


Parents share their hopes, dreams, and anxieties about their children's college selection process in the Princeton Review study, released today.


A new brief urges policymakers to adopt measures that would welcome and involve the parents of English-language learners in U.S. schools to improve the achievement of those students.


A Pace University associate professor created a free online course to improve the quality and effectiveness of parent-teacher conferences.


New Mexico is the latest state to adopt the parent engagement program offered by the San Diego-based Parent Institute for Quality Education.


A Utah lawmaker has proposed a bill that would allow parents to learn whether their children's teachers are carrying firearms at school, a newspaper reports.


Parents trying to sort out the impact of sequestration, which went into effect on March 1, may be hard-pressed to understand it. They are not alone.


San Diego's parent leaders recently joined the incoming superintendent of schools to launch a partnership for improved education.


The MetLife survey gives only one suggestion of how parents and the community can help principals and teachers. We find more.


A lawsuit between the National PTA and the parent company of PTO Today is to be dismissed today after the two parties have reached a settlement.


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