Test time anxiety
Your daughter wakes you up at 1 a.m. You can tell she is very upset.
After-school activities matter
When it comes to organized after-school centers, not all programs are created equal, says a study by a research group based at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Leave no child behind
Chicago mom Terrie Donaldson believes today’s schools treat students like robots.
Parents, teachers need to care
A good school with committed teachers makes all the difference in children’s education,
A No Child Left Behind glossary
The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 reauthorized the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the main federal law affecting education from kindergarten through high school.
Back to school prep
As summer comes to a close, the first day of school rapidly approaches.
Your 8- and 11-year-old sons get home from school at 3:30 p.m., but you don’t get home from work until 6 p.m.
No excuses this year
Whether your child is starting their first day of kindergarten or their first day of middle school this year, you better believe they are going to want and need a new satchel for all their things.
Back-to-school gets high-tech
Some of this year’s coolest back-to-school products revolve around our technology-savvy kids.
Easy, healthy lunch box makeovers
From fast food offerings to soda machines, today’s kids are faced with a lot of unhealthy options at lunchtime, says nutritionist Leanne Ely, author of the Saving Dinner book series.
School bus safety rules to know
Parents can help keep their kids safe this school year by teaching them to follow a few tips:
Lunchable Jr.’s get healthier
Simply no time to pack a lunch? Lunchables unveil new, healthier options for younger kids this month, but we found they’d also work well in older kids’ lunch boxes when combined with a piece of fruit.