Parents and teachers across the country want the very best for their children. To help your kids reach their potential and succeed in education, check out these valuable online resources.
It's the documentary everyone's talking about: Waiting For "Superman" is the must-see, deeply personal exploration of the current shocking state of public education in America. How bad is it in your state? Find out. Also, learn about the film and discover simple ways to take action on behalf of the nation's children.
How does your school rate? With listings of 200,000 public and private schools and more than 800,000 parent ratings and reviews, GreatSchools has become the go-to guide for parents aiming to make a smart school choice.
Connect with classrooms in need across the country and right around the corner. Browse through teacher-posted projects and make donations to help their classes receive the supplies, materials, equipment and funding they desperately need.
Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO)
This nonpartisan, nonprofit organization brings together the top education leaders from every state in the nation and takes action to transform our public school system. Learn about the CCSSO's initiatives and how they'll affect your state and your children.
Common Core State Standards Initiative
Put forth by CCSSO and National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, these clear standards define the knowledge and skills students should acquire within their K-12 education careers.
National Parent-Teacher Association
Learn all about your local PTA, find out how you can get involved in your child's education, become an advocate for children and start making a difference today.
U.S. Charter Schools
Want to learn more about charter schools? There's no better place than USCharterSchools.org. Developed with the support of the U.S. Department of Education, the site has tools to enable collaboration, exchange information, learn about charter schools in your state and more.
Developed in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, this initiative connects, inspires and mobilizes people to work harder to increase graduation rates, improve postsecondary readiness and promote the fundamental importance of education.
This nonprofit production company produces reports and documentaries for PBS, including the 12-part 2008 series Michelle Rhee in Washington, D.C.. Watch it all for free online.
"Our School Needs" on Bing.com
Join Bing in its efforts to support education!
U.S. Department of Education
Get information about federal education policies, student loans, grants, school accreditation and more.