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Getting Involved

Your involvement in your child's school is a critical factor for success. Discover how you can give a little time and support and the impact it can make.
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Is Online Education Worth the Frustration?
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What to Know About Unschooling
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How Universal Design Learning Makes It Possible for Teaching Everyone
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Should Your Child Skip a Grade?
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What to Do When Your Kid's Anxiety Causes School Problems
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How to Handle the Top 7 Complaints About School
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What to Do When Your Child Is Expelled From School
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How to Help Your Child Learn Writing Skills
How an Individualized Education Plan Can Help Your Child in School
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8 Things Parents Should Know Before Making a Teacher Request
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How Students Benefit When Parents and Teachers Work Together
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Helping a Child Who Has Math Anxiety
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How Parents Can Be Involved With Their Child's Education
Your support can help your child boost her GPA.
Your Child's Middle School GPA Sets the Foundation for Success
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Strategies for Coping with Anxiety Brought on by School Shootings
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What You May Be Asked to Do as a Classroom Parent
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How to Get the Most From Open House and Parent Teacher Conferences
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How to Help Your Child With Depression Succeed in School
Classroom
Why Should Your School Follow the Buckley Amendment?
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The Many Reasons Why Parents Should Be Reading Volunteers
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How to Reward Your Children for Their Good Grades in School
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Grade Retention Can Work When It Is Done Right
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How to Help Your Child Improve Their Behavior at School
Preschool
Weighing All Options in the Important Choice of Choosing a Preschool
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Tips to Ease Back-to-School Anxiety and Stress
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How Parents Can Prepare Children for a Successful Fourth-Grade Year
Tips for Parents to Help Children Succeed in First Grade
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What Every Parent Needs to Know About Data Mining
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Why Parents Should Take Steps to Make Fifth Grade Successful for Kids
A school syllabus will give you important information about the class.
What Parents Can Learn From a Middle School Syllabus
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5 Ways to Get Dad Involved in Early Childcare Programs
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Parents Can Bond With Kids by Serving as a School or Daycare Volunteer
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School Interims Give You a Glimpse of Your Child's Progress
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Parents Can Be Prepared for Parent-Teacher Conferences as Kids Get Older
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Must-Ask Questions at Parent-Teacher Conferences
Support your teen's efforts to get his homework done on time.
How to Help When Your Teen Falls Behind in School
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4 Things to Do If Your Kid Is Caught With Drugs at School
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What to Do When Your Child Gets a Bad Teacher
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7 Easy Ways To Raise Money For Your Child's School
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3 Ways You Can Teach Your Child to Have a Good Attitude in School
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How to Teach Math While Celebrating 100 Days of School
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Is Your Child Refusing to Go to School? What You Should Know
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How to Prepare Before Your Child Goes to Kindergarten
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What to Ask at a Parent-Teacher Conference
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Ways to Deal With a Bad Report Card in 7 Steps
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Why Following the School Schedule Is Important for a Middle Schooler
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Preparing for Preschool Parent/Teacher Conferences
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Lay out Your Expectations for Homework With a Contract
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A School Contract Can Help Your Tween Succeed
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PTA, PTSA or PTO - What is the Difference?
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With a Little Work, Your Child's Bad Grades Can Be Improved
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Would Your Child Get a Better Education in an Alternative School?
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What Do Report Card Comments Really Mean?
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Electives Can Be Fun and Support Your Tween's Education
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How Parent Involvement Benefits Kids
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What Does a Child's Cumulative File Mean?
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What to Do If Your Child Has to Miss School
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Pros and Cons of Academic Redshirting in Kindergarten or Later
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What Tweens Should Know About Running as a Middle School Officer
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How to Help a First-Grader Who's Struggling With Math