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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.

Hey, parents, we need you! (Now go away.)

You volunteer to go on the school field trip. Then they tell you, "Thanks so much for driving, but could you make sure the kids don't know you're there?"

What does teacher tenure mean for parents?

Experts say the California tenure case has huge national significance, but what does it mean for your child?

Teacher appreciation certificate

Show your favorite teacher some love with this free, downloadable certificate.

What to do when grading seems unfair

What do you do when in one high school different teachers grade students differently? For example, a smart student with a strict teacher ends up getting a B while an average student with a lenient teacher ends up getting an A. What do you do...

Is My Middle-Schooler the Problem or Is It the Teacher?

I get constant reports that my middle-schooler is disruptive in class. My son complains about the teachers throwing him out of class even before he sits down and before the bell rings to begin class. I am always around him, his school and his friends...

My son's teacher doesn't give back his work

Our problem is that one of my son's teachers is terrible about posting his grades online. Actually, she is extremely slow at grading papers and projects at all. So, he can look at most of his grades online and know up to the day what...

How Should I Handle a Problem With the Teacher?

What should you do when you have a problem with your child's teacher and other parents also seem to have the same kinds of problems?

How to start a foreign language program

Exposure to a second language is more crucial than ever. Find out how to start a Spanish, French, Chinese, or other foreign language program at your child's school.