8 surprising things parents have no control over in American public schools
From teachers spanking your children to the state demanding they get flu shots before being allowed to attend, here's what you have no control over in your school.
How parents can stay involved in middle and high school
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.
Choosing a school: an overview
To simplify the school choice process, you'll need to learn what to consider and how to evaluate your options.
6 of the best ways to stay connected to your child's school
How to get the school information you need.
How one mom transformed her school
Getting Involved: Anna-Marie Booth founded the Parent Teacher Student Association and raised money to support programs at school.
The new power parent: 3 who made a difference at their schools
Motivated by a desire to improve schools, parents are creating a new level of partnership with schools and helping to make a difference.
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.
5 steps to influencing the school board
It may be time to go to a school board meeting. Here's how to work with your local school board — the people who can make or break your child’s education.