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How parents can help schools get healthy

Do your school's food and fitness programs make the grade? Give them a checkup and learn how to promote health education with these easy tips.

School finance: Issues to consider

The level of spending per pupil at your school and district is important to consider when evaluating your school.

Become a legislative advocate for your child's school

Let your elected officials know where you stand on the issues that affect schools and your child's education.

Who gives to schools: A guide to foundation funding

Does your child's school need play equipment or musical instruments? Here's how to find and get grant money to help pay for it.

Answering Obama's call?

Parents as the nation's education stimulus package

What Does the School Board Do?

The school board sets the vision for the school district and the decisions they make at their monthly meetings make a difference for your school.

The community connection: Ideas for your school

Put these ideas to work to find out how your school is connecting with the community.

A pot of gold for schools?

President Barack Obama's stimulus package targets big bucks for education. Here's where they're headed.

What I Learned in School

10 hard-earned lessons from almost a decade of volunteering.

How One Mom Helped a Struggling Library

Getting Involved: Carolyn Gencarella rejuvenated her school's library and found volunteers to assist teachers with their classes in the library.