A new poll finds that almost half of K-12 teachers cite the lack of parental involvement as a source of frustration.

Protests against a purportedly pro-Islam textbook, along with common-core criticism, lead Florida lawmakers to pass a bill allowing parents to object to school textbooks.

North Carolina families could send their children to the pubic school of their choosing for free under a bill being considered by lawmakers this month.

The National Urban League will help parents in Cleveland, Los Angeles, Nashville and Pittsburgh ensure that that the common core is "equitably resourced and implemented."

Sen. Rand Paul holds education roundtable discussions this week to find solutions to add competition and strengthen public schools in America.

Thirty organizations will use Kellogg Foundation grants to enhance and create family-engagement efforts aimed at supporting early-childhood education in their communities.

Tennessee parents whose children attend failing schools won't get vouchers to send them to private school after the governor-penned bill can't muster enough political support.

California parents are sharing their top educational priorities to assist local school leaders in drafting accountability plans required under the state's new school-funding law.

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan encourages schools and districts to use department-penned model to bolster school-family partnerships to improve students achievement.

School leaders will discuss systemic strategies to engage families in the education of their children during a national conference this week in Cincinnati.


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