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Cash for Good Grades? Some Schools Give It a Try

Some public schools are paying students to succeed in school. Is this approach effective? Is it ethical?

Is Your Middle-Schooler Bored?

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

Your fourth grader and social studies

Fourth graders focus on their state history while mastering places, dates, and regions.

What to expect in first grade

Learn about what to expect for your child in first grade.

What to expect in second grade

Learn about what to expect for your child in second grade.

Your first grader and art

First graders explore new art materials and learn the vocabulary and elements of art.

Bright Ideas From Our Readers: Parent-Teacher Ties

GreatSchools readers share their insights about developing good relationships with their children's teachers.

Literacy programs for high schoolers

Can adult literacy programs help high school students who struggle with reading? In this article, an expert answers this question.

Brain food

A successful turnaround educator offers advice on how to bring out the best in your child.

Middle and High School Parent-Teacher Conferences

Your meeting with a teacher can forge a partnership that helps your child make the transition from middle school and high school to adulthood.