Parents

10/16/2012

10/16/2012

The mothers of three Camden boys filed a legal petition Monday asking the state education commissioner to declare that the city's schools do not meet the constitutional requirement of providing children with a thorough and efficient education, and to find better-performing schools for their sons immediately and for the 15,000 other students in the district soon.

10/15/2012

10/15/2012

Education Savings Accounts (ESAs) are "the way of the future," writes Matthew Ladner in a new report released this month.

10/10/2012

10/10/2012

Two new elementary schools approved by voters but not yet built should ease overcrowding at existing Columbia K-5 buildings.

10/10/2012

The DeKalb County school system will shift to a “balanced” attendance calendar next fall, despite a survey showing most parents oppose the change.

10/8/2012

10/8/2012

How the Austintown Board of Education conducts the public comment portion of its meetings has become a major point of contention over the past several months.

10/1/2012

10/1/2012

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. believed that “unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.”

9/27/2012

9/27/2012

The Philadelphia School District is preparing to close roughly 40 schools in June, and officials want your opinion on how they should pick which ones to shutter.

9/27/2012

The Center for the Next Generation and Parents magazine recently surveyed over 2,100 parents across the country about how the recession and ensuing slow economic recovery has impacted parenthood — from family planning to education choices.

9/20/2012

9/20/2012

Dissatisfied parents and elected officials from West Nashville are exploring a never-before-utilized state law that would allow a public school to be converted into a parent-controlled charter school.

9/19/2012

9/19/2012

The Beaufort mother who has petitioned the Beaufort County School District to put cameras on school buses says she will now look to the courts to keep her children from being bullied.

9/7/2012

9/7/2012

The issue of class size dominated the Board of Education’s first meeting of the school year last week, when enrollment data was discussed on several occasions.

9/4/2012

9/4/2012

Elfega Cazares isn't taking sides in the standoff between the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago Public Schools over contract talks. Like many of the immigrant parents in the city's Pilsen neighborhood, she knows her children stand to lose the most if teachers walk off the job next Monday.

8/31/2012

8/31/2012

In advance of students returning to Foxborough Public Schools on Tuesday, Sept. 4, the town’s School Committee reviewed and approved the district’s goals for the 2012-13 at Monday’s meeting.

8/29/2012

8/29/2012

Advocates for special education students will rally Wednesday in Lansing, hoping to influence state officials to abolish rules they say are leading to increased class sizes and caseloads.

8/28/2012

8/28/2012

For most students in New York City, the end of August means stocking up on school supplies, picking up uniforms or school clothes, and wondering who their new teachers and classmates will be.

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