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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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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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'My Teacher is Mean!' What to do When Your Child Dislikes His Teacher

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As a parent or an educator, there aren't too many things more distressing than hearing a child say, "I don't want to go to school. My teacher is so mean!" We don't want to see our children in pain, especially when it's caused by someone we need to trust for their emotional and mental well-being on a daily basis. So, what can you say or do when your child comes home from school and complains about their teacher?

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Video: Too Sick for School?

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Advice on deciding when to keep your kids home from school.

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American Youngsters Yawning Through Class

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Many American fifth graders suffer jet lag-like symptoms and are too tired to learn because they're not getting enough sleep, new research concludes.

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