January 2014 Archives

Frustrated South Carolina parents hope a proposed state law will give them the power to ask state officials to oust their local school superintendent.

Los Angeles-area parents join forces with city leaders and teachers to successfully lobby for a new principal at a local elementary school.

A winter storm leaves more than 10,000 Atlanta-area students stuck in their schools and buses. Parents wonder why classes were held on Tuesday.

A new national parent survey finds that mobile platforms are missing the mark in providing educational media geared toward children ages 8 to 10.

A new survey finds that many parents, like most Americans, are unaware that school districts hire private companies to store student data.

National survey finds that mothers of school-aged children consider themselves the "chief education officers" in their households and that homework is a key stressor.

Parent leaders attending national education summit hosted by the National Assessment Governing Board urged to demand better schools for their children.

A picture of an African-American father caring for his young children and the blog post he wrote about it sparks a national discussion about fatherhood and race.

The National PTA, Harvard Family Research Project, National Center for Families Learning, and Parents for Public Schools provide parents advice to become involved in education.

American's first parent-trigger school was allegedly vandalized last year by two mothers who passionately opposed the school's transformation into a charter.

Teacher gifts are capped at $100 per family in the Arlington, Va., schools to provide clearer guidelines for district employees and promote equity among schools.

The New York City Department of Education's Division of Family and Community Engagement will be directly supervised by the city's new schools chancellor, Carmen Fariña.


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