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Sousa Middle School Students Speak Out

Student reflections on Waiting for "Superman"

Back to basics: A supply list for middle school

Keep our school supply checklist handy to make your shopping as easy as A, B, C.

My Son's Grades Fell in Middle School

My son received good grades all through elementary school. When he went into seventh grade, the first year of middle school for him, there was a huge downward shift. I spoke with the principal, teachers and counselor. They said that they have seen a lot...

Getting ready for middle and high school reading

Middle- and high schoolers interpret, analyze, and discuss more-advanced texts. Here are the tools they'll need to succeed.

Excellent school series: Harlem Village Academy Middle School

What makes a school outstanding? At this high-performing, highly lauded charter, the golden rule is: Teachers are tops.

Helping your middle-schooler with LD transition to high school

Learn how to help your child with LD meet the increased academic demands and other challenges of high school.

How Can I Help Ease the Transition to Middle School?

My child will be going into sixth grade. Could you please tell me what I can do so as to make the transition easier? He is an honor student and is already thinking about college. Is there any way that I can help him to...

Get your child ready for middle school 1: Reading, math, and writing

Middle school is a big step. Make sure your child is ready.

Get your child ready for middle school 2: Communication and organization

Middle school isn't just academics. Prep your child for the challenge!

Is Your Middle-Schooler Bored?

Does school bore your middle-schooler? There are options to keep your student who may need more challenges engaged.