Schools in Flagstaff, Ariz. are sending letters to parents of overweight students, urging lifestyle changes.
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November 16, 2010
November 04, 2010
Frustrated about class cancellations that could last up to six more weeks, some parents in Bethel Park, Pa., dressed up like "teachers on strike" for Halloween.
October 04, 2010
Ms. Cornelius objects strongly to the idea that dedicated teachers need to provide their cell phone numbers to parents: I will work my butt off for you during the school day and for an hour thereafter. I am available every day after school and I have a class website. But when I do leave school, I ...
August 18, 2010
In tough economic times, schools are asking students to come to class prepared with more than just pencils, paper, and binders.
June 14, 2010
A prosecutor in Wayne County, Michigan, which includes the city of Detroit, is pressing for jail time or fines for parents who skip parent-teacher conferences.
May 20, 2010
A new social network called "Togetherville" aims to be the web-safe version of Facebook for students ages 10 and under.
May 17, 2010
Parents from a California school district raised $2 million in two months to save the teaching jobs of over 100 teachers who received pink slips in March.
May 04, 2010
Renee Moore thinks recent murmerings from teachers about blaming parents or holding them more accountable for students academic performance are ill-advised.