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Why Thousands Of Students Are Getting Longer School Days

AP | SUSAN HAIGH | Posted 11.13.2013 | Parents

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Thousands of students in five states will be spending more time at school. More than 9,000 students are attending select, hi...

Back to School, Rules!

Janelle Capra | Posted 11.04.2013 | Parents
Janelle Capra

With Labor Day weekend, the grand finale of summer behind us, I thought I'd share some simple "rules" to help your child rule this school year.

New York City Students To Make Up Days Missed From Hurricane Sandy

Posted 11.20.2012 | Education

City officials announced Monday that New York City students will see their weeklong winter break cut short by three days to make up the school days mi...

Reasons To Be Jealous Of Your Elementary Schooler

Posted 03.28.2012 | Parents

For every adorable "first grade problem," it seems there are a dozen sweet elementary school memories knocking around the Internet. Rolling backpac...

Child Abuse Takes Many Forms

Steve Nelson | Posted 05.31.2011 | Education
Steve Nelson

And so thousands and thousands of little kids will sacrifice huge chunks of childhood in service of this ill-considered nonsense. It is heartbreaking to think of what these policy-makers are doing to children.

A Pencil Saves the Day

Lisa Honig Buksbaum | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Honig Buksbaum

I was daydreaming about our life together, imagining all of our curly haired, freckled mathematical musical prodigies, when suddenly my desk started shaking.