Parents are signing a petition asking state education leaders to seek a federal waiver delaying tests developed by the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers.
November 2014 Archives
Advocates of the state's parent-trigger law are rallying support behind a group of Anaheim, Calif., parents seeking to convert its underperforming school into a charter.
States must shift from a compliance-driven approach to a "customer service" based system when sharing student education data with parents, students and educators.
Several California charter schools make parent volunteering a requirement for student enrollment, a practice that is against state law, according to a new report from Public Advocates.
Arizona does not have to fund the state's charter schools at the same level as its district schools, according to an appeals court ruling.
Preschoolers whose parents received text messages offering reading tips showed literacy gains, according to a study released by the National Bureau of Economic Research this month.
Los Angeles Unified School District parents will be able to use California's parent-trigger law to improve their children's failing schools, new interim superintendent says.
A $1.2 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation will help the Urban League of Greater New Orleans' increase its parent outreach efforts.
Pennsylvania's governor and General Assembly are being sued for failing to adequately fund the state's schools.
Arming parents with accurate information about their school choice options will be the focus of a panel discussion hosted by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.
Recess returns to elementary schools in Lake County, Fla., after parents protest the lack of unstructured playtime for their children.
Speaker of the House John Boehner and Republican Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell say school choice legislation will be a priority during the 114th Congress.