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Find learning, homework help, and educational ideas at Disney Family. Disney Family makes the lives of parents easier with access to other moms.

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Single-Sex Classrooms: Coming Soon to Your Local Public School

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In 1972, Title IX of the U.S. Education Act guaranteed that no educational institution receiving federal funds could discriminate on the basis of sex. So why are public schools thinking of creating same-sex classrooms?

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What Every Parent Should Know About Standardized Testing

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If your child is constantly sharpening up those No. 2 pencils, you may want to ask your child's teacher for a meeting and find out just what those test scores really mean.

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The Best Ways to Raise a Reader

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Reading is the fundamental skill at the base of all learning, and students with strong reading skills tend to do better in school than those without the same skill set.

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What to Do if Your Preschooler Hates School

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Many preschoolers who are going to school for the first time may be reluctant to spend time away from their parents, or they may be frightened to interact with other children and adults.

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Video: Mixed Grades for No Child Left Behind

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After five years, has the No Children Left Behind bill changed education?

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Video: No Child Left Behind: Is It Working?

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A discussion about state standards, federal funding, and the No Child Left Behind legislation.

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When Freshmen Return Home for Thanksgiving, Worlds Can Collide

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Many families of college freshman will be celebrating a belated Thanksgiving this year -- giving thanks that their son or daughter is back at school, and all have survived the first visit home.

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