Parent involvement is widely seen as important to the success of students, particularly students from low-income families. Under the new school finance system, parents are expected to play a bigger role by participating in district financial decisions, particularly regarding the spending of extra dollars districts have received for high-needs students: low-income students, English learners and foster youth.
Why is it that when students enter high school, support seems to drop drastically? In such a pivotal time in their lives, we abandon the constant support they are used to having at school.
The state's "whole child" model stresses collaborating with parents, teachers and community organizations; 265 districts are to receive initial funding.
California and local school boards must allow parents to mentor their children on gender matters.
Elected officials and advocates for allowing noncitizen parents to vote in the San Francisco school board recall say it’s important because many of the district’s parents are not citizens.
Making sure that all students feel valued, seen and included must not be left to chance.
We need to get back to the reasons teachers start teaching in the first place: to support students, to inspire futures and to create fulfilled adults.
A Los Angeles parent group filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Los Angeles Unified calling for a return to full-time, in-person instruction.
Home-schooling programs have seen a surge of interest since campuses closed in March. Parents are looking for flexibility and control.
Parent leaders can be crucial for helping low-income families and those who do not speak English navigate distance learning.
Teachers can partner with students, families and colleague to establish a caring classroom community, even if it’s from a distance.
Some charter schools with technology already in place are putting greater emphasis on family support during the coronavirus pandemic.
Instead of decorations, gifts and luncheons, Teacher Appreciation Week is a little simpler this year.
Parents are juggling the responsibility of being their children's teacher with their jobs and other obligations during the coronavirus pandemic.
Many parents have questions about how to take on the role of educating their children during school closures due to the coronavirus pandemic
Parents want the district to allocate $7.2 million to improve services for the district’s 5,000 African-American students.