The New York State PTA is mounting an advocacy campaign to call for a one-year moratorium on tests tied to the Common Core State Standards.

Nine Oregon parents are teaching their 7th and 8th graders math at home over concerns about the curricula aligned with the Common Core State Standards.

The first preschool conceived under California's so-called parent-trigger law is schedule to open in December amid high hopes of improving student achievement.

Parents in France are incensed over the government's plans to make children attend school on Wednesdays, a move aimed at halting a slide in test scores and to match instruction hours elsewhere. is marking 15 years online this month as a resource for parents seeking more information about their local schools and boasts 44 million users.

Education Week has created a special multimedia section on devoted to exploring the crucial, yet often ignored, relationship between K-12 parents and schools.

The National Center for Family Literacy announced today that the organization is now called the National Center for Families Learning (NCLF).

Watch D.O.G.S. is a K-12 father-engagement initiative that asks dads to volunteer at their child's school to provide students with positive role models.

Military bases are providing more support and resources for the growing number of military families who are choosing to home school their children.

A Morehead, Ky., newspaper pulls an online poll about school accountability after complaints and finger-pointing from respondents complaining about teachers, parents, administrators, and students.


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