A federal judge recently ordered that 10 million student records, including private information, be released to plaintiffs in a special education lawsuit.


Activists at United Opt Out's upcoming conference will work on ways to keep momentum going in their push against standardized tests, and to broaden their basket of issues.


Rocketship Education allows parents to participate in the interviews and hiring process of new teachers at the chain's charter schools.


A bill introduced in the Mississippi legislature calls for parents to receive grades in a designated section of their children's report cards.


Education Week talks with two parents who have lined up behind teachers suing the Detroit school district over conditions at the city's public schools.

The Newark school system is taking steps to avoid the parent protests and complaints about its previous system of enrolling children in traditional and charter schools.


Sarah Tully, a longtime education reporter brings her experience and first-hand perspective on the topic to her new role as K-12 Parents and the Public blogger.


Parents at 20th Street Elementary dropped a parent-trigger initiative in June after reaching an agreement with the Los Angeles Unified School District, but now say LAUSD hasn't delivered.


A proposed bill in Arizona would expand eligibility for a school choice program first passed in 2011 to include all public school students.


The Gallup poll also reveals that most superintendents think that measuring the success of schools should include factors such as student engagement and student hope.


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