National survey finds that mothers of school-aged children consider themselves the "chief education officers" in their households and that homework is a key stressor.


Parent leaders attending national education summit hosted by the National Assessment Governing Board urged to demand better schools for their children.


A picture of an African-American father caring for his young children and the blog post he wrote about it sparks a national discussion about fatherhood and race.


The National PTA, Harvard Family Research Project, National Center for Families Learning, and Parents for Public Schools provide parents advice to become involved in education.


American's first parent-trigger school was allegedly vandalized last year by two mothers who passionately opposed the school's transformation into a charter.


Teacher gifts are capped at $100 per family in the Arlington, Va., schools to provide clearer guidelines for district employees and promote equity among schools.


The New York City Department of Education's Division of Family and Community Engagement will be directly supervised by the city's new schools chancellor, Carmen Fariña.


A new HBO documentary provides a revealing look at parents who are consumed by their desires to ensure that their children become top athletes.


The development of poor rural children is linked to the risk factors facing their parents, according to new findings from a study of rural families.


The National PTA emphasizes and celebrates the importance of strong family-school partnerships with a new recognition program.


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