In a speech at the National Charter School Conference, U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. urged school officials to cut back on student suspensions.

A new effort by Parent Revolution is working to help high-needs families find and apply to district and charter schools in Los Angeles.

The organization is partnering with Mathnasium, a math learning center business, to offer free activities in homes and schools across the country as part of a new initiative.

School districts in the Sunshine State are required to set up processes for parents to request that their children be transferred to another classroom under a new law.

About 30 parents will attend college this fall with help from the Camden charter school their children attend, building on the school's active parent-engagement program.

The longtime charter advocacy organization and supporter of charters says the sector needs to draw on innovations from education technology and other areas.

A non-profit group's proposal would support 160,000 students in low-income areas in all types of public schools, not just the expansion of charter schools recommended earlier.

The National PTA and other groups are expanding their outreach to fathers and working to support their increased involvement in schools.

On the 25th anniversary of the passage of the nation's first charter-school law, in Minnesota, an Education Week special report looks at how the movement has changed.

he Austin, Texas, school district receives a grant to build its family partnership program in neighborhood where 30 languages are spoken.

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