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How Can I Help My Tween Who Hates Her School?

I was wondering if you had any advice for me. My 12-year-old daughter, who is in seventh grade, hates her school and classmates for the most part. We moved to this new school last year and she had a tough time, and this year...

How Can We Help Our 12-Year-Old Learn to Like His School?

I have one child, a son who is 12 years old. He was going to public school from K-5 and was doing well. Now we are sending him to a private school and he gets Cs and is failing Latin. He cries to my...

Can MySpace be good for kids?

As kids continue to flock to sites like MySpace, and the backlash from parents and the media fades, it's time to take a fresh look at social networking.

Special education FAQ

Learn about the protections offered by special education law.

SAT or ACT: How to help your child get ready

There is no secret trick to getting a high score on the SAT or ACT, but there are ways you can help your child get ready for these tests.

Partnering with your older child's teacher

How (and why) you should play a key role in your kid's school success.

From Safaris to Spacewalks: Exotic (and Educational) Summer Programs

Want to fire up your child's curiosity about space, nature or college life this summer? If so, check out these unusual summer learning programs.

Are we there yet? Travel games for the road

From counting cows to tracking miles, here's a collection of travel games to keep the whole family happy on your next vacation.

Bright ideas from readers: Test-taking tips

GreatSchools parents share how they help their kids squash test stress.

How One Mom Helped Get Others Involved

Getting Involved: Tanyit Arellanos organized volunteers to help supervise students and encouraged Latino parents to become involved at school.