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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.
Every year, school boards across the country grapple with the issue of redistricting. Here are 8 tips to help you and your child adjust to a new school.
Got a kid anxious about the first day of school? Here are ten expert tips for parents to keep in mind this back to school season.
Do you think parents should have a say in selecting their child's teacher? Here's what you need to know before you rush the Principal's office.
Ready for that parent-teacher conference that's coming up? Whether youíre going to your childís first or fifth parent-teacher conference, itís best to come prepared. Discussing your childís progress and finding out how heís doing in class is one of the most important conversations youíll have all year. Here are 10 ways to make sure that your next parent-teacher conference goes well.
Here are some expert ideas for staying in touch with your children about school.
What teachers really wish for is simple. Here are five easy ways to help them out without breaking the bank or producing weekly batches of 20+ cupcakes.
When it comes to going to school for the first time, kids and parents have lots of concerns. Here's a few tips on addressing you and your preschool worries.
Beginning first graders are sometimes put off by having more homework than they did in kindergarten. Use the following tips to help avoid homework battles.
Want to help your child boost some academics this summer?  Good news! You can use state standards to guide you. Here's how.
When a teacher calls home, it can be a scary experience for a child, and even scarier for a parent. You may be put in a vulnerable and defensive position, especially if you're not seeing the same unruly behavior at home. However, calmly addressing the issue with a teacher will help solve the problem and teach your child about healthy ways to resolve conflict. So take a deep breath and tackle the situation with these tips.
Many in the education field today are looking for evidence to support the case for homework, but are coming up empty handed.
Check out this list of skills you should help your child master in order to make the transition to preschool go smoothly.
Learn to engage your child in after-school conversation with some alternatives to the old classic, 'How was your day?'
School counselors can be a wonderful resource for parents. Here's a guide to getting the most out of their services.
The summer slide, a term describing the loss of educational skills over vacation, means review come fall. Help your kid stay sharp with this roundup of apps, featuring math, geography, science and reading practice.
Make a healthy self-serve station in your refrigerator and have control over what your family is snacking on. Start by making these delicious snacks!
Does your kid need some Back to School motivation? Little parenting tips and tricks to help get your kid excited for school may be just what he needs. A positive attitude goes a long way! Turn those end-of-summer frowns upside down with these tips for Back to School motivation.
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