schools

  1. Children's School & Education

    Homeschool record keeping

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    Depending on the laws of your state, you may need to keep detailed homeschool records and, in some areas, report them to your school...
  2. Parenting How-to

    How to get an IEP for your child

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    If your child has a disability, you can request an IEP -- a document that outlines the special education services he or she will...
  3. Children's School & Education

    Understanding homeschooling laws

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    Before you begin homeschooling your child, you need to become familiar with the laws, filing requirements, record-keeping...
  4. Children's School & Education

    5 Homeschooling myths debunked

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    In recent years, more and more parents have started homeschooling their children. Gifted students, special needs kids or any child...
  5. Parenting Advice & Columns

    It's okay to say no sometimes

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    For those very involved in the community, it can be hard to say no. It can be hard not to be involved. When you are passionate and...
  6. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Getting involved beyond the PTA

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    School-related volunteering is one of the first ways many moms get involved in their communities. They are terrific! Schools could...
  7. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Dealing with your local mom nemesis

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    She’s there at every PTA meeting -- sitting on the opposite side, literally and figuratively. She’s giving you the stink eye...or so...
  8. Monday Mom Challenge

    Monday Mom challenge: Give yourself a community involvement review

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    None of us lives in a vacuum. Whether you live in the big city or deeply rural, you are part of a community -- one that hopefully...
  9. College

    Online education: 3 online learning opportunities

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    Education is always a good resolution to have for the new year. And sometimes a little brush-up is needed, whether it's to stay...
  10. Teen Behavior

    Bullying in schools

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    The suicide of Phoebe Prince, a 15-year-old Massachusetts high school student, has cast a bright light on the dire -- sometimes...