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Most state laws and policies offer little clarity for parents regarding their opt-out rights, according to a new Education Commission of the States report.


The association selects the chief executive officer of the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships as its new executive director.


The Anaheim City School Board says parent-trigger advocates must collect more signatures to transform a low-performing elementary school into a charter.


Two New York City council members say the city's Parents' Bill of Rights and Responsibilities should include guidance for parents on opting children out of state tests.


During its annual Take Your Family to School Week initiative, the National PTA is promoting the importance of family-engagement efforts to support student success.


West Virginia's governor may have to appoint parents of public school students to the state's Board of Education under legislation being considered by lawmakers.


New York City's Department of Education is hoping to attract a more diverse group of parents to serve on its education councils.


A new series of videos aims to provide parents with a simple guide to determine whether their children have mastered concepts linked to the Common Core State Standards.


California's state education department has released an advisory in reaction to a recent report that found many California charter schools had parent work quotas.


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