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This Is What School Pictures Looked Like 75 Years Ago

Getting every student in the class to look at the camera and smile has always been a challenge.


Signs Your Kid’s Backpack Might Be Too Heavy

Today's backpacks are heavier than ever, thanks to kids lugging around textbooks and laptops not to mention sports uniform and...


25 Things Your Kid’s Principal Is Secretly Thinking

Straight from the principal's office: Use these tips for a better school year.


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40 Things Your Child’s Teacher Wants You to Know

A look inside a teacher's mind could help you understand lesson plans and maybe even guide your child to perform...


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9 School Subjects You Took That Your Kids Won’t

Schools still teach the basic subjects such as math, science, history, and English, but the others have changed a lot....

17 Reasons My Favorite Teacher Changed My Life

It only takes one person to make a difference in the life of another—and teachers are often that person. Check...


15 National Geography Bee Questions Only Geniuses Will Get Right

How well do you know your world geography? Take a whack at these questions, culled from past National Geographic Bee...


This Is the Difference Between a College and a University

Should the distinction have a big impact on your choice of school?


Finally! Here’s When to Use “E.g.” Versus “I.e.”

We’re all guilty of making this mistake.


12 Things Your School Bus Driver Wishes You Knew

Curious why your child has an assigned seat? Here are the secrets parents wish they knew about the peculiar demands...


30 Thoughtful and Affordable Holiday Teacher Gifts

Your kids' teachers work so hard day after day after day. Why not show them your appreciation for all that...


10 Silent Signs Your Child Is Being Bullied

Experts share which behaviors are major red flags.

9 Spelling and Grammar Mistakes Spell Check Won’t Catch

There are some human errors that only humans can catch.


12 of the World’s Best Dinosaur Museums

These dinosaur museums will take you back to a time when fantastic creatures ruled the planet. Plus, you'll get up-to-date...


11 Secret Habits of Straight-A Students Even Post-Grads Will Want to Steal

It's not about brains, or about the amount of time spent studying. Many of the highest-scoring students attribute their success...


47 Easy School Lunches Nutritionists Love

Balancing nutritious and tasty is tricky, especially when it comes to kids. These nutritionist-approved lunches—and lunch components—will solve all your...


14 Times You Should Definitely Call the School Principal

Real parents share the times they had to call in the school principal—and we asked experts to weigh in on...


This Is the Best School District in America

Is your child going to a good school? Homes.com looked at more than 1,400 schools nationwide to find out which...

12 Homework-Help Secrets Your Child’s Teacher Wishes You Knew

How to help your student study for a test, tackle a science project, and beyond.


12 Cool Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree

Our culture emphasizes education as the path to satisfying and lucrative careers. Education is one path to success but not...


7 Common Words That Mean the Exact Opposite of What You Think

"Outlaw," "scan," and "irregardless"... you're using them all wrong.


14 Back-to-School Supplies That Are a Waste of Money

Don't blow your whole back-to-school budget on items that will be quickly broken or discarded like magic ink markers that...