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June 10, 2015

Opting Out Highlights Parent Power to Influence Education Policy

Researchers and educators share their opinions and insight into the grassroots-driven national test-refusal movement in a special Commentary section in Education Week.

August 23, 2012

When Mama Ain't Happy: Screening 'Won't Back Down'

Guest post by Ross Brenneman Hollywood's response rate to real events is quickening. Less than two years after the first invocation of a "parent trigger" law in Compton, Calif., comes the first film inspired by that movement. Currently in advance screenings, "Won't Back Down" chronicles the strugg...

March 13, 2012

Publication Gives Schools 'How To' Ideas for Involving Parents in School Health

The goal of a new government publication is to help schools enlist parents in promoting and sustaining health in their children.


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