October 2013 Archives

Military bases are providing more support and resources for the growing number of military families who are choosing to home school their children.


A Morehead, Ky., newspaper pulls an online poll about school accountability after complaints and finger-pointing from respondents complaining about teachers, parents, administrators, and students.


More school districts and states are banning the use of corporal punishment, but the discipline method is still used in public schools.


Desert Trails Preparatory Academy, the nation's first school to open after being transformed by a parent-trigger law, faces many challenges.


New York City public schools are being asked to develop innovative programs to form stronger partnerships with parents and boost student achievement.


The Parent Toolkit, a new website and mobile app, will give parents easily accessible resources to have a greater impact on their children's education.


The National PTA's Emerging Minority Leaders Conference aims to bolster its minority membership to become stronger advocates for children and to expand its reach in urban areas.


Gloria Romero, an author of California's controversial parent-trigger law, is creating the Foundation for Parent Empowerment to educate parents about school choice options.


The Governor's Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership is intendend to help Kentucky parents learn leadership and communication skills to help improve their schools.


California education leaders are meeting with parents during a 12-city bus tour to discuss how the state's education funding law will improve schools.


School administrators will learn how to communicate more effectively with today's digital parents during the Symposium on Parent Engagement Oct. 22.


Gifted education programs are often a sticky issue between parents and schools, but parents are joining forces, putting pressure on district and state leaders to provide their gifted children with better, high-quality programs.


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