Is your 5th grader more interested in watching movies than reading books?
Try this simple tactic for getting your digital native hooked on books. Psst: it’ll also help build your child’s confidence for class discussions.
3 ways to grow your relationship with your 5th grader before middle school
Take the time to build your bond now, while your child is on the cusp between being a child and being a teenager. Surprisingly, these strategies will also help your child in school.
Extended school year services: What you need to know
ESY services are not the same thing as summer school. They’re specialized instruction or related services that are part of your child’s IEP.
Reinforcing your child’s IEP goals over the summer
Consider ways to make sure your child works on her IEP goals over the summer — through the school, a summer program, or your efforts at home. Here are some guidelines.
How parents can help 5th graders learn science through everyday play
By playing simple games and using things you have at home, you can support the science concepts your child needs to learn this year.
7 summer learning activities before 6th grade
Summer should be fun — but make sure it’s packed with learning opportunities, too. Here are some ideas to get you started.
Meet 5 of the 1,722 College Success Award-winning high schools helping low-income students thrive
GreatSchools.org uses data to give College Success Awards to high schools that are helping all students prepare for, and succeed in, college.
Accommodations: What they are and how they work
Accommodations are changes that remove barriers and provide your child with equal access to learning. Accommodations don’t change what your child is learning — they change how your child is learning.
School discipline: The rights of students with IEPs and 504 plans
Learn your child's rights when it comes to school discipline.