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.


A new poll find that the majority of New Jersey parents believe they should have the right to opt their children out of state standardized testing.


Two competing pieces of legislation in Mississippi could funnel funds into the hands of parents to help educate children with special needs.


The Oklahoma PTA is urging parents to refuse to allow their children to take the state's writing assessments in February.


More than 75,000 people signed a petition penned by a New York City mother frustrated that thousands of children attend chronically underperforming public schools.


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