Fethullah Gulen, who the Turkish president is blaming for the recent failed military coup, allegedly has ties to U.S. charter schools.
A news roundup of stories about parent engagement include a piece about enrolling students in Detroit schools, getting parents involved in a struggling Bronx school, and balancing influence in schools' parent groups.
Researchers analyzed 22,000 applications in the District of Columbia school system to determine parents' motivations in making decisions about schools.
A New York teacher is developing scripts for teachers on how to communicate with parents based on his experience as a debt collector.
Common Sense Media is hiring parents to organize campaigns related to ballot propositions and legislation aimed at helping children, including education.
The National PTA, in a new paper, says that that few programs are available to inform families about STEM careers and opportunities.
K12 Inc. has reached a settlement agreement with California's state attorney general, who alleged the company misled parents about schools' academic records and exaggerated enrollments.
Here's a news roundup that features recent stories about parent-involvement issues, from the concerns and complications of testing to open enrollment.
The 20th Street Elementary School will be operated by a nonprofit organization under an five-year agreement with the district and a parents' group.
The national advocacy group passed a resolution at its annual convention to back legislation supporting the LGBTQ community and protect students from bullying and discrimination.