The best low-cost and free tools to help get your child into college
Before you get lost in the jungle of college applications, you should know about these four services.
Homework case study #4: Disorganization disorder
One middle-schooler struggles not with the academics but the assignment itself.
The tutoring conundrum
Thanks to craigslist, underemployed teachers, and a vast juggernaut of corporate tutoring franchises, the idea of one-on-one help for kids is no longer just another activity for the over-enriched children of the rich. But is it really worth the time, effort, and money?
Online math vs online literacy
Educators at San Jose's Rocketship charter schools find online math programs more effective than online literacy
How to get extra support from your school
After-school tutoring and conflict resolution are just two of the many ways schools can address the diverse needs of students.
Ask these 10 questions to access a tutoring agency
Asking the right questions can make all the difference in choosing a tutor for your child.
Bright ideas from our readers: Tutoring tips
Parents chime in with their tips on finding the best academic help for students.
Free tutoring under the No Child Left Behind law
Your child may qualify for free tutoring, but you need to know your rights and ask questions to get the full benefit of the services the law requires.
Resources to help gifted students
Check out these useful links to learn about appropriate curriculum for gifted students and how to support your gifted child.
826 Valencia: a great example of giving to schools
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.