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Parent Power: One Supermom's story

How a Chicago mother helped turn her neighborhood school from mediocre to marvelous.

Preparing for a parent-teacher conference

Three tips for a successful parent-teacher conference.

How to prepare for a parent-teacher conference

Be ready for your next meeting with the teacher.

How to handle a tough parent-teacher meeting

Six ways to make sure you and the teacher are working, and solving problems, together.

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?"

Making the most of teacher meetings

How to have a successful parent-teacher conference.

Working with the teacher

Three ways to help keep your child on track at school.

How to get the help you need for your child

Problems at school do happen. Here's how to find solutions.

Six ways to stay connected to your child's school

How to get the school information you need.

Won't Back Down: a movie review

Hollywood takes on education reform in this new movie inspired by real events - but is it more true story or tall tale?