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Education News Parents Can Use

http://registerevent.ed.gov/downlink/eventflyer.asp?intEventID=162
This link describes a new television series produced by the U.S. Department of Education - "Education News Parents Can Use." The shows will include resources, practical tips and activities to help all children achieve. This site lists topics for upcoming shows and provides registration information.

The Guidance Channel

http://www.guidancechannel.com
This site offers newsletters and an online magazine including insightful articles, thought-provoking interviews, tips, website reviews, and other content that addresses the social, emotional, and educational issues facing today's youth.

Helping Your Child Learn

http://www.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/hyc.html
This publication series aims to provide parents with the tools and information necessary to help their children succeed in school and life. These booklets feature practical lessons and activities to help their school aged and preschool children master reading, understand the value of homework and develop the skills and values necessary to achieve and grow. In PDF so can be downloaded from this website.

Parent Teacher Association Website

http://www.pta.org/topic_student_success.asp
This website contains multiple resource to assist their students with the many issues they are challenge with as they strive to assist their child succeed in school and in the community.

Helping Your Child with Math

http://www.quantiles.com
This website helps parents easily help their child with grade level math by identifying their grade level and quantile (available on your child's WESTEST) or self idenfying whether you think math is easy or hard for your child. Math problems will be on a level in which you can help your child.

How-To-Study.com

http://www.how-to-study.com/
A comprehensive website to assist students develop study skills that enhance academic success.

Parent21

http://wvde.state.wv.us/parent21/
WVDE website to assist parents improve their child's success in 21st century classrooms.

Parent Education Resource Centers

http://wvde.state.wv.us/ose/percs

Parent Resources

http://www.wvabe.org/wvfli/parent.html

Parent Resource Centers

http://wvde.state.wv.us/osp/perc.html
Connects parents to local resource centers and provides other important parent resources.

Sleepy Teen Troubles

http://www.kidsgrowth.com/resources/articledetail.cfm?id=913
This on-line article gives suggestions that assist counselors in helping parents and teachers understand and gain solutions to keep their teens from sleeping in class. It also contains links to other helpful sites.

Some Things Parents Should Know About Testing

http://www.assessmentpsychology.com/harcourtparents.htm
A Series of Questions and Answers

Success4Students

http://www.success4students.com/
This site seeks to equip students to maximize their study time, improve study skills and provide time for students to live a balanced life outside of academics while achieving their long-term goals. The site is dedicated to providing these tools in a creative and interesting format that will make a lasting impact on each student's life.