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Five Ways to Tell if Your Child Has an Extraordinary Teacher

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Chick Moorman Chick Moorman, author of Spirit Whisperers: Teachers Who Nourish a Child's Spirit , offers some insight to help us realize who these special gems are! 1. Extraordinary...

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How to Talk to Your Child's Teacher

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Parents want their kids to thrive in school, and research shows strong links between parental involvement in a child's education and academic success. Therefore, it makes sense to partner with your child's teachers to ensure a positive school experience.

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Choosing a Kindergarten

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Elisa Medhus, MD Not many things are as anxiety provoking as choosing the "right" kindergarten for your child. We parents seem so bent on giving our kids special advantages.

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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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