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Emergency homeschooling

When traditional school fails your child mid-year, what's a parent to do? As one desperate mom discovers, there's no place like home.

What makes a great teacher?

Study after study shows the single most important factor determining the quality of the education a child receives is the quality of his teacher.

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?

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.