Michelle King, who recently took over as superintendent of Los Angeles Unified, left a meeting early and took few questions as part of a "listen and learn" tour.
Guilford County Schools in North Carolina pays parents up to $150 a month to serve as volunteer liaisons to their schools.
A section of the federal child nutrition bill approved by a House committee would restrict how often schools can notify parents about the school-lunch program.
The Parent Involvement Mobile Unit in the Winston-Salem Forsyth County school district is a renovated school bus that serves as a mobile classroom.
Parents in the Sunshine State will be able to move children more easily across district lines under a law that goes into effect starting next year.
Graphs and data help parents, who are English learners with low literacy skills, understand their students' academic progress through a WestEd program.
A nonprofit organization and the New York City Department of Education are collaborating on a new effort to reach parents in schools with low participation.
Here's a round-up of recent headlines from Florida, Virginia and California about parent involvement issues, including test-score access, one-stop school applications, and parental field trips.
A 3rd grader is being turned away from his charter school because of a desegregation agreement that forbids suburban black students from attending city charter schools.
A story in Chalkbeat Detroit illustrates how school choice can create burdens for families, who must travel far to go to schools outside their neighborhoods.