Scare up some savings this Halloween
As many families with small children know, Halloween is a highly anticipated holiday packed with clever costumes, yummy candies and spirited parties. But for many parents, the costs associated with this much-loved occasion can be downright frightful.
Speak up during National Bullying Prevention Month
The Cartoon Network’s Speak Up Week (Sept. 29 - Oct. 3) kicks off National Bullying Prevention Month in October and is a great time to review ways that adults and kids can stand up to bullying.
I am a Hudson Valley Parent: Rachel Napolitano
Rachel Napolitano, a mother of two biological and two foster children in Saugerties, is trying to help cement as many of the leaky foundations she can get her hands on in the Hudson Valley. Unfortunately, there are all too many.
5 must-ask questions for your teachers and kids this school year
Achieve, a leading voice for the mission to helps students graduate college-and career ready, has been involved in the standards movement way before there even was a Common Core. Based on conversations with hundreds of parents and teachers from states across the country, Achieve has developed the following checklist of questions that every parent should be asking their child’s teacher and their child regarding Common Core.