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    6 Helpful Apps and Tools for Note-Taking and Homework

    These days, apps can help students overcome organization difficulties, manage their time, and much more.

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    Back-to-School Books

    Reading about going back to school is a great way to ease the transition. Especially with younger children, as you turn the pages together, you can talk about their real-life hopes and fears as well as discuss the wonderful characters in these books.

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    Bullying: How Parents Can Fight Back

    Kids are often reluctant to talk about bullying. Here’s how to spot it and what to do if your child is a victim.

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    Coming Soon to Your School: Common Core State Standards

    The Common Core State Standards are likely to be implemented at your school, possibly this year. Forty-five states have adopted the national educational standards. Here’s a Common Core primer on what to expect your kids will be learning.

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    Common Core Assessment Testing: What Parents Should Know

    The 2014-15 school year is the deadline for final implementation and new national assessments that measure students’ mastery of Common Core State Standards at most grade levels. Here's what parents need to know.

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    Facebook and Social Networking: What Parents Should Know

    Social networking sites like Facebook keep growing in popularity, especially among teens. But they can also be used for online bullying. Here are 10 tips to get parents up to speed and help them be aware of their teen's social networking activity.

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    Fun Summer Reads for Ages 4 to 18

    Looking for some good summer reads for your kids? These books, which we've sorted by age (4-8; 9-12; 13-18), are so much fun, kids will dive right in!

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    Help Your Autistic Child Succeed in School

    How to work with the school to improve education and school life for your autistic child.

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    Help Your Child Reduce Test Stress

    It’s normal for kids to worry about tests, but worrying too much can be bad for kids and their grades. Here’s how to tell if your child has test anxiety and what you can do about it.

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    Help Your Gifted Child Succeed in School

    How to tell whether your child is gifted, plus ways to make school more meaningful for him.

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    Help Your High School Student Enjoy Reading

    As English class gets harder, reading can still be fun. Parents can help teens by encouraging them to choose and enjoy all types of reading.

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    Help Your Teenager Become a Confident Writer

    A literacy coach and author shares tips to help parents encourage their teen’s writing ability—without doing the work for them or having them take offense during the editing process.

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