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How can you talk to your child about race? Here's parenting advice from an expert.
Tackling the sexuality talk may seem daunting, but here are some helpful tips for how to talk to your kids (at any age) about sexuality.
On July 24, President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan introduced a milestone program named Race to the Top, a $4.35 billion fund for education.
Parents can have significant impact on how their kids react to people from different cultures and backgrounds. Teaching tolerance is an ongoing process as kids develop and have new experiences. Learn how to help nurture acceptance and a sense of equality in your little one.
This article explains the increased risk of exposure to inappropriate video games content as kids enter the pre-teen and teen years. Tips on how to protect
Step up the geography education outside the classroom with these 10 fun ideas.
This article uses research to support and explain the strong impact negative and positive video game images (and other media images) can have on our children.
Want to throw your child a spectacular birthday bash, but you're short on cash? Get our tips for birthday party ideas that won't break the bank.
Do you know how to police your kid's video game choices? Do you know what's out there? What are the worst video games to buy for children?
Most experts agree that while children are curious about difference, they learn prejudice from others.  Here are some parenting tips to help promote tolerance.
Fathers deserve a little attention this Father's Day. Here are a few ideas.
Creating a staff-wide consensus about which behaviors to report to the principal, which behaviors staff will deal with themselves, and which behaviors we see
What to do if your child is a bully. Parenting advice and child development information.
It's no secret that multiplication can be tough. Helping your child ace her times tables doesn't have to mean mindless repetition and flash cards. Amp up the fun, and still master multiplying, with these engaging multiplication apps.
Considering requesting a change in teachers? Here's what you need to know about how the system works, how to communicate, and how to advocate for your child.
In an age where preschool admission is competitive and eighth graders worry about padding their college resumes, creativity tends to get short shrift.
Biking offers a myriad of physical, emotional and developmental benefits for kids. Here are some tips to get your child riding safely.
Here's a comprehensive overview of the education issues that will define the 2008 race for president.
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