The 20th Street Elementary School will be operated by a nonprofit organization under an five-year agreement with the district and a parents' group.

The national advocacy group passed a resolution at its annual convention to back legislation supporting the LGBTQ community and protect students from bullying and discrimination.

U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. tells parents that they should take leadership roles in promoting diversity in their children's schools and classrooms.

Schools are holding events, doing home visits, and reaching out to neighborhoods to help parents and children starting kindergarten, aiming to ease the transition for children who have never attended school.

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.


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