Parents

As students spend more time on digital devices in school, data security becomes increasingly important.

Who is keeping student data safe in the era of digital learning?

Some districts go above and beyond compliance to foster trust among parents

Smart students attract parents more than smart schools

Economists find pitfalls to high school choice in New York City

Experiments that send parents useful information by text have been found to increase student attendance and reduce course failures dramatically.

Sending parents useful information about attendance, course progress has big effects, social scientists find

Parents could be a greater resource in efforts to increase student achievement

Could more home visits improve outcomes for Mississippi moms and kids?

Future of current programs uncertain as officials hope for congressional reauthorization

A school where you can’t fail — it just takes you longer to learn

Mastery-based learning, spreading nationally, is catching on in New York City

Buffalo shows turnaround of urban schools is possible, but it takes a lot more than just money

Black and Latino students have seen the most dramatic improvements, significantly narrowing the graduation gap with their white peers

I got to choose private schools, but will vouchers really help other kids make it?

One of the first cities to embrace private school vouchers thinks not

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Trump’s budget axes campus-based childcare for low-income students

Parents enrolled in college would lose a childcare program aimed at helping them graduate under Trump budget

District says 24 credits and a D-minus average aren’t good enough

Focusing on family buy-in, a Connecticut district shifts to mastery-based learning

Why six states still spend nothing on preschool

Many state preschool programs are still tiny, but in the Mountain West and New Hampshire, they are nonexistent. Here’s why

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