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The learning tower of PISA

Every three years, parents around the world get a reality check when they learn how their country's schools stack up against the competition. Are the latest results reason for Americans to panic -- or not all they're cracked up to be?

Mom versus mystery meat

Fed up with the burgers and sodas taking over her son's cafeteria, Dana Woldow fought to bring healthy meals to middle-schoolers.

Won't Back Down: a movie review

Hollywood takes on education reform in this new movie inspired by real events - but is it more true story or tall tale?

Raising middle schoolers’ EQ and IQ

Think tweens and teens don't listen and don't care? Think again. If this seventh grade math teacher can get kids to be kind and work hard, you can, too.

Waiting for "Superman" - Milwaukee Education Facts

Every child deserves a great education.

How did they hook you?

Field trip chaperones, reading group leaders, new petri dishes for experiments - teachers need us in many ways. But what gets you to chip in your time, expertise, and money?

What happens if you get a so-so teacher?

Take charge of your child's education by making the most of a less than ideal instructor.

What happens if you get a bad teacher?

How to cope when your child's teacher is out and out terrible.

Decoding America's math and science scores

Where does your child fit into the global picture of education? (And should you care?)

You say you want a revolution?

Great. Because this time parents will have more power than ever before.