When it comes to supporting your kids this year, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that most parents struggle to find the balance between helping too much and not enough. Read tips on how parents can help best from WTOP’s education contributor Ann Dolin.
Whether your child is starting out or wrapping up, it’s not uncommon for parents to have questions when it comes to school: How do you know if a school is the right fit? What are the key indicators of a quality education? And how much homework is too much? An expert answers them all.
Mothers and fathers know that the morning rush of getting their kids off to school can be one of the most stressful parts of the day. Change that with these tips.
Students in Montgomery County headed back to school after Labor Day on Tuesday, but the later start is drawing mixed reviews from students and faculty.
Students in Maryland and some Northern Virginia districts return to class Tuesday. As a result, morning commuters should be ready to get on the road a few minutes earlier.
Slow down, put down that phone and pay attention, one area police official suggested. Speeding and inattention are two leading causes of crashes.
Back-to-school expenses can be tough to meet for any parent, but for divorced or separated parents, the challenge increases.
Some of the things that parents can do to help your child develop better study skills and become a much more effective student, both at home and in class.
You can shift your child’s bedtime back to the appropriate time for school nights either gradually or cold turkey — you choose.
More than 80 technicians have been working on the school buses in Fairfax County all summer in preparation for the first day of school.
Police are asking drivers to pay special attention and leave extra time for their commute Monday morning as students head back to class in Fairfax and Prince William counties.
This year, more than 10,000 backpacks were handed out at Prince George’s County 7th Back-to-School Fair in Bowie, Maryland. Inside the backpacks were basic school supplies like copybooks, pencils, crayons and glue.
Loudoun County, one of the fastest growing in the country, has built several dozen new buildings since 2000 to accommodate the explosion of new families and the expansion of its full-day kindergarten program.
Parents want their kids to do well in school, and most parents struggle to find the balance between helping their kids too much and not enough. Here are some tips to encourage children to do their best.
While excitement for Monday’s solar eclipse has hit a fever pitch, there’s another major event, albeit one that might make some kids groan: Aug. 21 is the first day of school for D.C. students.
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