In two-parent households, who's taking on the biggest role as schoolwork supervisor? It appears that the answer depends on who you ask.
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April 03, 2020
Virtual face time with teachers and classmates can be comforting for young children, experts say. Still, researchers caution against too much screen time.
April 02, 2020
Coronavirus has shut down schools across the country, forcing millions of students to learn at home. In this video, families from Seattle to Maine describe how they are adjusting to this new reality.
January 17, 2019
Verizon said it offered Remind a deal that would allow the company to keep sending free text messages to K-12 institutions and families, but Remind says it hasn't received an agreement in writing.
November 01, 2018
In a new study, most teachers said they thought race should be discussed in the classroom, but that they didn't know whether parents would be in favor of those conversations.
June 21, 2018
Students whose teachers viewed their parents as less engaged in their schooling had lower grade point averages and were less likely to be recommended for advanced courses, according to a new study.
January 08, 2018
A study by RTI International and Johns Hopkins University found evidence that teachers' assumptions and biases about their students' families can change after visiting their homes.
February 24, 2017
Professional development programs can be one way to improve how parents and teachers communicate, according to a study by researchers at the University of Missouri.
January 06, 2017
A new study found that students who received teacher home visits did better on state tests and had better attendance records than students whose homes were not visited.
November 17, 2016
Teachers and parents need to work on communication with one another, two recent studies suggest, and that may be especially true when immigrant students or students of color are involved.