U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. tells parents that they should take leadership roles in promoting diversity in their children's schools and classrooms.
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June 29, 2016
Schools are holding events, doing home visits, and reaching out to neighborhoods to help parents and children starting kindergarten, aiming to ease the transition for children who have never attended school.
June 28, 2016
A new effort by Parent Revolution is working to help high-needs families find and apply to district and charter schools in Los Angeles.
June 24, 2016
The organization is partnering with Mathnasium, a math learning center business, to offer free activities in homes and schools across the country as part of a new initiative.
June 23, 2016
School districts in the Sunshine State are required to set up processes for parents to request that their children be transferred to another classroom under a new law.
June 20, 2016
About 30 parents will attend college this fall with help from the Camden charter school their children attend, building on the school's active parent-engagement program.
June 16, 2016
The National PTA and other groups are expanding their outreach to fathers and working to support their increased involvement in schools.
June 14, 2016
On the 25th anniversary of the passage of the nation's first charter-school law, in Minnesota, an Education Week special report looks at how the movement has changed.
June 13, 2016
he Austin, Texas, school district receives a grant to build its family partnership program in neighborhood where 30 languages are spoken.
June 10, 2016
A Michigan school district is urging parents to make sure their children have fewer than five absences a year.