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March 06, 2015

Family Engagement in Education Act Reintroduced in Congress

Federal lawmakers reintroduce legislation in Congress that would increase the percentage of Title 1 funds dedicated to family-engagement efforts.

March 06, 2015

N.Y. Elementary School Eliminates Homework, But Parents Protest

A N.Y. elementary school is telling students to spend time with their families and play more instead of doing homework, but some parents are resisting the changes.

February 27, 2015

New Report Details State Testing Opt-Out Laws, Policies

Most state laws and policies offer little clarity for parents regarding their opt-out rights, according to a new Education Commission of the States report.

February 27, 2015

National PTA Taps New Executive Director

The association selects the chief executive officer of the National Council for Community and Education Partnerships as its new executive director.

February 21, 2015

Local Board Rejects 'Parent Trigger' Petition at California School

The Anaheim City School Board says parent-trigger advocates must collect more signatures to transform a low-performing elementary school into a charter.

February 17, 2015

Some N.Y.C. Council Members Want Testing Opt-Out Information for Parents

Two New York City council members say the city's Parents' Bill of Rights and Responsibilities should include guidance for parents on opting children out of state tests.

February 17, 2015

National PTA Urges Families to Forge School Partnerships to Support Students

During its annual Take Your Family to School Week initiative, the National PTA is promoting the importance of family-engagement efforts to support student success.

February 13, 2015

West Virginia Bill Would Add Parent Members to State Board of Education

West Virginia's governor may have to appoint parents of public school students to the state's Board of Education under legislation being considered by lawmakers.

February 12, 2015

FERPA Update Sought as Part of Federal Student-Data-Privacy Protection Efforts

Modernization of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 was the focus of a U.S. House hearing Wednesday.

February 11, 2015

New Report Highlights Home-Visiting Programs in 20 States

Two organizations that support home-visiting programs have released a report that takes a closer look at what federal funding has meant for states and needy families

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