Read these stories from Once Upon a School, a Web site created by best-selling author Dave Eggers to encourage citizens to get involved in their local schools.
Parents aren't just sitting on the sidelines anymore. They're actively involved in schools and it's paying off in surprising ways.
Fed up with the burgers and sodas taking over her son's cafeteria, Dana Woldow fought to bring healthy meals to middle-schoolers.
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?
What's the best way to help out at your child's school? Here are time-honored tips on making a contribution of time and effort that really makes a difference.
When your child moves on to middle or high school, staying involved in her education can be tricky. Try these strategies to help your child succeed.
Put an environmental spin on your kids' education with these eco-friendly tips for schools.
A recent suspension of a 6-year-old in Delaware is causing many parents to question schools' one-punishment-fits-all approach.
Giving to schools can take many forms: volunteering, fundraising or even running for school board. A group called 826 Valencia is giving back by teaching kids that writing is fun.
With budget cuts looming, class sizes are bound to be bigger. Here's what to do to make sure your child succeeds in a large class.