Leggings as pants: 'Cover your butts,' one principal tells girls

A high school principal in Minnetonka, Minn., has declared leggings a distraction and discouraged girls from wearing them at school. Dave...

'I got the wrong Courtney': Man picks up incorrect girl from school

A man narrowly escaped abduction charges after he mistakenly picked up the wrong girl from a New Jersey school. Courtney Durr was waiting...

When kids are bullied or bullies, parents often don't know what's happening

When Elizabeth Chenoweth’s father found out she was being bullied by a friend, he couldn’t believe that all the terrible things she was...

Bullies speak: "We judged her ... without knowing who she was"

A teenage boy who serves as an anti-bullying spokesman has first-hand experience with bullies: He used to be one. “We judged her by her...

When the PTA asks, do you help or hide?

You know the drill every time it's the beginning of the school year:  Those well-meaning moms of the PTA come after you with this request...

Breast-pump lawsuit ends in settlement between school, teacher

In the first case of its kind in Colorado, a former Jefferson County teacher has won an undisclosed cash settlement and concessions from...

Teacher karma: When a student keeps circling back into your life

When I became a teacher my intentions were admirable. I wanted my students to aspire to their greatest academic potential, and also to...

Crib note: College a bargain? Just compare it to daycare

The bad news for parents is that paying for college just keeps getting more expensive. Even worse -- college may actually seem like a...

Parents, here's your mid-year school report card

With the crucial second school semester in full bloom, this is the time most parents feel they’re in the loop on how their kids are doing...

Has cursive seen the writing on the wall?

If you were asked to quickly jot down a grocery list, would you type it into your smartphone? Or print it? Or use cursive writing?...

Back to school: Which do you worry about more, social life or academics?

As you shop for cool backpacks and eco-friendly lunch bags for the new school year, does part of you start to agonize about what really...