school and your child

  1. K-12

    This insanely difficult test is required to get into elite NYC kindergartens

    In New York City, elite schools are using an updated — and even harder — version of IQ testing to find the best and brightest...
  2. School & Education

    Teachers behaving badly: Troubling allegations of abuse

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    Teachers are expected to be good role models for our kids, taking care of their learning and well-being while they are away from us....
  3. School & Education

    Kids' "how to fall in love" list raises red flags

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    A list about how to fall in love, written by two second graders, is making the rounds — not because it’s cute, but because it’s...
  4. K-12

    ADHD: Is it real, over-diagnosed or completely made up?

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    ADHD diagnoses and stimulant prescriptions are common in classrooms across the nation. One doctor, however, has taken the...
  5. K-12

    Sexual harassment in schools

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    Sexual harassment has been a significant obstacle in the workplace for decades but today this unwelcome behavior is apparently...
  6. Quick & Easy Recipes

    Bus ride-proof your lunch box

    Your child's bus ride to and from school is full of potential pitfalls for both child and lunch box. Make sure your precious cargo...
  7. School & Education

    Important questions to ask your child's teacher

    As the student-to-teacher ratio continues to increase, it is important for parents to contact and meet with their child’s teacher....
  8. Children's Health

    5 Ways to rev up your child's brain for learning

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    The new school year is upon us, and so is nightly homework, long days of soaking up knowledge and, eventually, report cards. And...
  9. School & Education

    Teachers weigh in: What elementary school kids should know

    Elementary school is a nerve-wracking time in your child’s life. Help them be better prepared with these tips from teachers!
  10. K-12

    Guide to Valentine's Day treats at school

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    Valentine’s Day is a time of love, valentines and treats. For a child with food allergies, it can be upsetting if treats that...
  11. K-12

    Second semester parent-teacher conference

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    Once your kids get back into the swing of the school schedule after the holidays, you'll be hearing from the teachers for conference...
  12. K-12

    4 Holiday classroom treats

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    Holidays and sweets go hand-in-hand, but with ideas that are so easy that your kids can pitch in you'll be inspired to whip up a...
  13. School & Education

    The Big Bang Theory 's Mayim Bialik teams up with Texas Instruments

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    Actress Mayim Bialik not only plays a scientist on The Big Bang Theory, but she also has a Ph.D. in neuroscience to back it up.
  14. School & Education

    Parent-teacher conference 101

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    Parent-teacher conferences are a great opportunity to connect about your child’s education, from his academic progress to how...
  15. K-12

    Is your kid falling behind already?

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    Even though class has just begun, your child could already be falling behind the pack.
  16. K-12

    Teach your child to love math, even if you don't

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    Don't be ashamed to admit it — the last time you did your times-tables without your trusty iPhone calculator was when you...
  17. School & Education

    When a teacher doesn't like your child

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    Granted, children are not always reliable narrators. So you don't have to panic if your 6-year-old comes home and announces that her...
  18. School & Education

    10 Steps to school year success

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    One of the most important aspects of parenting is ensuring that your child gets a good education. School is a place where your child...
  19. K-12

    10 Things moms of kindergarteners need to know

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    Your child is starting kindergarten this fall! Hooray! Right? Beginning kindergarten can be one of the most exciting moments in the...
  20. School & Education

    Middle school: The awkward years

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    The early teens are just... awkward. It's hard enough going through it yourself, but when you're a parent of a middle-schooler, it...