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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.


7 Secrets Teachers Know About Your Kids and You Don’t

What’s your kid really thinking, saying, and doing when you’re not around? We asked the teachers, principals, coaches, tutors, and...


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...

19 Back-to-School Secrets Only Parents of “A” Students Know

Prevent back-to-school meltdowns (yours and theirs) with these simple pro tips. For starters, add printer ink and foam board to...


Top 10 Colleges Whose Graduates Earn the Most Money

Who says college isn't worth it? Graduates of each of these 10 small colleges can look forward to cashing in...


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This Is the Most (and Least) Educated City in America

You might be surprised to learn which city holds the most degrees.


Genius Swaps That Will Save You BIG on Back-to-School Shopping

Feeling daunted by a long list of school supplies? Get everything on the list for less with a few smart...


15 Ways to Beat Back-to-School Stress

Going back to school can be stressful for the whole family—arm yourself with these tips to have the smoothest back-to-school...


12 Smart Jokes That Make You Sound Like a Genius

Do you long to be the funniest pompous twit in the room? Memorize these!


15 Cringe-Worthy Stories About the Worst Roommates Ever

And you thought it was bad when your roommates forgot to clean their dishes.


8 Things College Kids Say They Couldn’t Live Without

College students heading off to school have to outfit an entire dorm room or apartment. These items will make the...

11 Stories That Prove the Life-Changing Impact of Take Your Daughter to Work Day

Visiting a parent at work can open up all sorts of career possibilities. To find out just how powerful this...


13 Things Your Kid’s Sports Coach Is Secretly Thinking

These insider tips from high school coaches across the country are guaranteed to improve your game watching experience and give...


How to Help Prevent School Shootings: 7 Things That Will Make a Difference

Figuring out how to help prevent school shootings is essential to protecting kids and teachers, and these simple but...


Note from Our Editor-in-Chief

Why Glennon Doyle Melton's beautiful article—about a teacher's who uses "love and belonging" to change the world—resonates so with us...


7 Funny Test Answers From Kids Who Didn’t Have a Clue

Think your kids are acing school? Well, check out some of their test answers.

10 Money-Saving Habits of People Who Didn’t Take Loans for Their Kids’ College

College is expensive, but taking steps when your kids are young can help you save up by the time they're...


10 Lives That Were Forever Changed Thanks to the Power of Generosity

These stories of radical compassion reveal our inner humanitarians, the part of us that believes that if we live with...


11 Teacher-Approved Tricks for Helping Your Child Get Ahead This School Year

You have the loose-leaf paper and the pencils—but is your child really ready to hit the books? Teachers shared their...


18 Things Tutoring Centers Won’t Tell You

People spend $5 billion on tutors per year – about one fifth of the amount spent on school supplies –...


Americans Have $1.4 Trillion in Student Loan Debt—But Who Gets All That Money?

That’s more than the annual salaries of everyone who lives in Australia combined.


4 First, Humble Jobs of CEOs That Will Remind You Anything Is Possible

When we encounter top industry leaders it seems as though they were always successful. The truth is everyone has to...