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April 02, 2014

Early Developmental Screening Focus of New Federal Initiative

The Departments of Education and Health and Human Services, among other agencies, are teaming up on an effort to teach caregivers the signs of developmental delays.

April 02, 2014

Federal Initiative Aims at Early Screening for Developmental Delays

Several federal agencies are promoting screening tools intended to help families and care providers evaluate children early to make sure they are meeting age-appropriate milestones.

March 05, 2014

Colo. District Official Recounts 'Surreal' Firestorm Over Data Company inBloom

Panelists at the South by Southwest education conference discuss the challenges of securing student data, and the political realities of explaining safeguards to parents.

March 04, 2014

Alliance Launches Positivity Pledge for Youth-Sports Parents

Tired of hearing about out-of-control youth-sports parents and coaches? So is the National Alliance for Youth Sports.

February 24, 2014

School: A Zone of Privacy and Innovation

Secretary Duncan is addressing the Common Sense Media School Privacy Zone Summit today in Washington. I hope he acknowledges that student privacy is paramount--and so is student learning. We can and must craft updates to public education policy that reflect new opportunities as well as new concerns.

February 07, 2014

National Signing Day Brings Out Best and Worst of High School Football

College football's National Signing Day came and went with a bang on Wednesday, highlighting the highs and lows of high school football.

January 27, 2014

Educational Quality of Children's Media Declines With Age, Parents Report

A new national survey of parents finds that mobile platforms are missing the mark in providing educational media geared toward older children.

January 10, 2014

Parents: The Missing Ingredient in K-12 Success

Getting parents to the right level of participation will take at least a generation of K-12 students but it is a must for future academic and life success.

December 31, 2013

Is Parental Input the Key to Healthy Student Eating Habits?

Researchers say updating parents on their children's eating habits at school is a cheap, quick way to encourage healthy choices.

December 20, 2013

New HBO Documentary Provides Up-Close Look at Youth-Sports Parents

A new HBO documentary provides an uncomfortable, close-up view of passionate parents seeking to encourage their children to excel in sports.

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