The National PTA, in a new paper, says that that few programs are available to inform families about STEM careers and opportunities.
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June 29, 2016
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.
June 24, 2016
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.
June 16, 2016
The National PTA and other groups are expanding their outreach to fathers and working to support their increased involvement in schools.
June 08, 2016
GreatSchools, the online school-rating service, is linking with the U.S. Department of Education to give more information about schools, including equity issues.
June 01, 2016
The Kindergarten to College program contributes $50 each automatically to enrolled kindergartners in San Francisco Unified for college-savings accounts, but parents are encouraged to save even more.
May 20, 2016
The Parent Involvement Mobile Unit in the Winston-Salem Forsyth County school district is a renovated school bus that serves as a mobile classroom.
April 26, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Education met with a panel to discuss the issues of incarcerated youth, as well as students with incarcerated parents.
April 22, 2016
About 1,300 parents were surveyed in the poll that shows a disconnect between how well parents think their children are performing in school and how students score nationally.
April 21, 2016
Now that nearly half of public schools use online gradebooks, parents see pros and cons in the ability to electronically monitor their children's school progress.