Parents and Teachers Should Talk More for Students' Sake, Survey Finds

There's a big communication gap between the two groups when it comes to sharing information about major life events in children's lives, a new survey says.


Parent Revolution Picks Former Principal, TFA Alumnus to Lead Group

The parent-advocacy organization has selected Seth Litt to take over the organization after founder Ben Austin stepped down late last year.


ACLU Lawsuit Aims to Block Nevada's New School Choice Law

The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada says it's filing a lawsuit challenging the state's new school voucher-like program also known as education savings accounts.


Support for Charter Schools, Tax-Credits Remain Strong, But Slips, Poll Finds

Education Next and the Harvard Kennedy School found a majority of Americans surveyed support charter schools and school voucher-like programs.


Private School Parents Want to Be Included in Nevada's New Choice Law

The law allows all public school parents to use state funds to pay for private school tuition and other education-related expenses. How will the state implement it?


California Parents May Choose Homeschooling to Avoid New Vaccine Law

Parents in California might choose to homeschool their kids to avoid the strict vaccine laws.


School Choice Boosted Test Scores in New Orleans Post-Katrina, Study Finds

Charter schools have driven up student performance in New Orleans in the 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, according to the Education Research Alliance.


New Jersey Parents Will Receive Opt-Out Guidance From State Officials

Garden State lawmakers pass a resolution rather than a law to address how students are supervised once they choose to opt out of state testing.


Home-Schooling Families Face Vastly Different Regulations From State to State

Regulations for home schoolers vary widely across the country, according to a report from the Education Commission of the States.


North Carolina Supreme Court Upholds State's School Voucher Program

The state's voucher program gives scholarships to low-income students to use at private schools.


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