March 2014 Archives

White House-sponsored national summits aim to bolster, support efforts to improve African-American student achievement.

Parents in the nation's capital will meet monthly with the public school system's chancellor to discuss academic and family-engagement strategies.

A Detroit education nonprofit partners with a national school-ratings website to provide parents more in-depth information about the city's schools.

Parents are angry that students at a Chicago elementary school where teachers boycotted the state-mandated test this month were questioned without their permission.

Activist New York City parents seeking a more meaningful role in their children's middle school struggle to find their way.

Parents, students, teachers, and community activists held a rally in Los Angeles this week to support increasing school funding to support poor students.

Parents and teachers in Syracuse, N.Y., are urging school board members to consider their plan to remove violent and disruptive students from schools.

Parents choosing to refuse state-mandated testing for their children say they're facing many challenges to assert what they believe to be their right.

Idaho parents seeking a stronger say in their children's education may get a boost from a bill being considered by lawmakers this month.

Parent leaders are gathering at the National PTA annual legislative conference in Arlington, Va., Tuesday to discuss the group's public-policy priorities.

The Barbara Bush Foundation For Family Literacy has spent $50 million since 1989 supporting programs that teach parents and children to read.

Cleveland's family engagement executive director is recognized by Education Week for her efforts to make parents a key component of the district's education-reform initiatives.


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