February 2014 Archives

A new alliance of Chicago-area parent groups is calling on families to skip the state assessments to protest what it calls excessive and unnecessary testing.


Parent involvement could be come a factor in measuring teacher effectiveness in New Jersey, according to legislation introduced last week.


A proposed Mississippi law would give special education vouchers to parents wanting to pull their special needs children out of public school.


A new coalition of national groups hopes to organize what it sees as a growing number of grassroots anti-testing efforts to affect legislative reforms across the U.S.


PTA Take Your Family to School Week emphasizes strategies to help empower parents to boost student achievement.


Michigan parents will share their views about how to be involved in their children's education in a new South Korean documentary.


Parents can face jail time in seven states and the District of Columbia if they lie about their address to enroll their children in school.


A new national survey finds that parents don't know how to make the most of the quality family time they have with their children.


Before school district leaders can effectively engage a community they must understand its racial and economic complexities, former Milwaukee Public Schools superintendent Howard Fuller says.


While some Boston parents are beginning to protest proposed funding cuts in some areas, others are being asked to raise money to make up the budget shortfall.


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