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The media's constant coverage of celebrity scandals further normalizes this type of activity and can influence the way young people make ...Now that kids are immersed in the 24/7 media world at younger and younger ages, role models play a bigger role than ever.
One Iowa school might ditch letter grades in favor of "standards-based reporting." Credit: Corbis The Des Moines Register reports that ...An Iowa school board has proposed eliminating letter grades in middle school and replace them with "standards-based reporting."
Any kid who has more than six unexcused absences has to carry a Global Positioning System device about the size of a cell phone. Credit: ...Potentially truant students can't go to restroom with officials knowing about it.
Ask AdviceMama Dear AdviceMama, My ex-wife, who has primary custody, has created Facebook pages for our 10 and 12-year-old children. The photos make my son look ...Your children need and deserve two caring and attentive parents, which requires you to do your utmost to make peace rather than war with their mother, if at all possible.
Two Texas schools have scrapped their plans for mandatory Arabic classes. Credit: Joseph Barrak, AFP / Getty Images Studying a ...Two schools in Texas were about to make classes in Arabic language and culture mandatory, but the program is on hold after protests from parents.
An apple for the teacher, or Eve? Credit: Getty Images Evolution. Creationism. Unlike chocolate and peanut butter, these are not ...Thirteen percent of bio teachers "explicitly advocate creationism," using "at least an hour of class time presenting it in a positive light."
Help make parent-teacher conference constructive. Credit: Getty Images We all think our ...We know you think your little angel is perfect, but if you try to see things from his teacher's perspective, it will make the oft-dreaded parent-teacher meetings much more constructive.