Parents know whether their children are highly sensitive to high-stakes testing, so should parents be asked to give permission for standardized test-taking?


A California professor's meta-analysis boosts the link between school programs that promote parent involvement and students' greater academic success.


When people hear the term "parent engagement" or "parent involvement," they might have many different interpretations, not all of them positive.


A mother's frustration with school low expectations became a strong motivator, eventually propelling Michele Brooks to become assistant superintendent for family and student engagement in Boston Public Schools.


Engaging parents in helping their children learn can be done virtually, as a website called ReadTennessee demonstrates.


The National PTA today announced state and local winners of awards for grassroots advocacy, from the Florida PTA to a teenager's efforts against distracted driving.


Parents, worried about their children's safety at school and elsewhere, consider a variety of measures to address the issue.


With 3,500 events planned across the country, National School Choice Week kicks off today with a private Jonas Brothers concert and a whistle-stop tour.


The Harvard Family Research Project publishes a paper on the seven key elements for partners working to support student learning.


A new film from the Annenberg Institute for School Reform highlights a successful teacher-parent collaboration to save a Minneapolis high school.


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