New York City public school parents will receive more support, education and, most importantly, time with their children's teachers this school year.
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Should parents who have committed nonsexual or nonviolent crimes be allowed to volunteer in schools? A Florida school board candidate proposes reviewing parents' cases individually.
August 22, 2014
The debate over the Los Angeles Unified School District's contention that a federal waiver exempts it from the parent-trigger law may end up in court.
August 22, 2014
Can Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., schools find a way to allow undocumented immigrant parents to volunteer in their children's schools?
August 15, 2014
The author of California parent-trigger law's author criticizes Los Angeles Unified School District for refusing to accept parent petitions mandating changes at poorly performing schools this year.
August 12, 2014
Parent advocates in New York push for more specifics regarding the right to review contracts with vendors that have access to sensitive student data, news reports say.
August 06, 2014
Advocates for multigenerational programs believe that funding for parent education efforts also should increase with federal investments to expand preschool options.
August 05, 2014
A federal judge reaffirms his order that Louisiana must provide data regarding students served by its private-school voucher program to the U.S. Department of Justice.
August 01, 2014
The event, which drew representatives from the research and philanthropic communities, focused on family-engagement methods intended to involve parents in their children's education far beyond the annual parent-teacher conference.
July 22, 2014
The School Redesign Initiative will give parents, teachers, educators, and community organizations the opportunity to propose ideas to transform the city's traditional neighborhood public schools.