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Getting Involved at School

25 Ways You Can Make a Difference
Being involved in your children’s education can be as simple as asking them about their school day or as bold as volunteering once a week for lunchroom duty.

10 Tips for Middle School Parents
Ways to stay involved in your child’s education—even when she’d rather not have you around.

More articles about getting involved at school.

How To Communicate With the Teacher

7 Things To Tell the Teacher
Sharing key information about your child can help teachers make a connection.

What Teachers Want From Parents
Teachers share simple steps parents can take to help their kids do their best in school.

More articles about how to communicate with teachers.

All About Report Cards

Understanding Grades and Grading
How you react to grades can affect your child’s success in school. It’s important to know what they represent—and what they don’t.

How To Interpret Report Cards
Need help understanding your child’s report card? We explain the most common grading systems from A to Z.

Dealing With Disappointing Grades
Most kids bring home a bad report card at least once. Here’s how you can help your child get back on track.

Steps To Help Your Child Earn Great Grades
Some kids—and even some parents—believe that an A student is just born that way. But teachers know that students can learn the skills they need to earn A’s.

More articles about how to understand report cards.