A Colorado task force recommended educating parents about the risks of not vaccinating their children before allowing them to claim a personal exemption from the requirement.
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December 12, 2013
November 18, 2013
The leader of a Colorado charter school sought to combat bullying by trying to show students how it feels.
October 17, 2013
In a disconcerting New York magazine article, Lisa Miller asks whether it's possible to be both ethical and a parent—and comes to the disturbing conclusion that it very well may not be. She begins by asking readers to imagine a scenario in which they just discovered their 4th grader has lic...
September 18, 2013
In an amusing yet possibly telling article in Slate, Dahlia Lithwick describes the "inexorable decline of the American parent"--using her own failure to comprehend, well, much of anything while at back-to-school night for her son as her primary example.
September 16, 2013
Recent attacks on teachers by parents have raised concerns and prompted calls for greater urgency around the issue.
August 30, 2013
New data breaks down the U.S. homeschooling population.
August 15, 2013
Parents invest more broadly in their children who are more advanced academically in early grades, a new study finds.
June 10, 2013
The quality of the survey is especially critical in New York, where scores from the survey are one of the only non-academic indicators used in annual school report cards.
June 05, 2013
The response to recent school closings illustrates some of the ways parents are asserting themselves, as highlighted in this Education Week Storify.
May 30, 2013
Already, the Los Angeles school district is giving 7th and 9th grade health teachers the option of introducing students to the free service, Qpid.me.