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At first glance, grade retention may look like old-fashioned common sense: Fail the year? Just do it over!
Believe it or not, bullying in preschool is more common than you think. Here's how concerned parents should handle preschool bullying
It's one of the biggest questions in your parenting career: Is your child ready for kindergarten? Here's what you need to know.
What is tenure for teachers? Is it a right or is it a terrible problem? Read this article for an unbiased answer to the question, 'What is tenure for teachers?'
Many in the education field today are looking for evidence to support the case for homework, but are coming up empty handed.
Boys are falling behind girls in school performance. What's behind the boy crisis, and how can parents and teachers help?
While parents everywhere may worry about their child being victimized by bullying or teasing, others must deal with the children doing the bullying. When they find out their child has been involved in aggressive behavior with peers, many parents deny it and deal with it in unhelpful ways. We've got the expert advice from psychologist Dr. Joel Haber to help you deal with a child who has suddenly shown bullying behaviors.
America is facing an obesity epidemic. So why are school cafeterias dishing out delivery pizza and brand-name burgers?
Should parents trust the politicians who claim that children need to take algebra at younger ages, or the researchers who think that children need to wait?
What to do if your child is a bully. Parenting advice and child development information.
Do teachers really hate the Common Core State Standards? Read on to find out what real data suggests.
'Academic' preschools that promise to prepare kids for the cutthroat world of kindergarten are becoming more and more popular. But are they a good idea?
Both President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan have called for longer school days and years. Is this the way to higher achievement in our students?
The sad truth is that every school, whether public, private or parochial, has mean girls.  If you have a daughter, take the time to read this helpful article.
Here are some guidelines for determining a quality school.
Say the word 'bully' and most people think of a thug.  But what is the reality?  Parents should be aware of the common myths surrounding bullying.
For an increasing number of children, play just isn't taking place, and the consequences for child development may be severe.
What's to gain with a longer school day? Some say extending learning hours will narrow the achievement gap, help working families, and improve motivation.
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