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So You Want to be a Substitute Teacher?

Here's how to start the process.

5 Ways to Be An Advocate for Your Child

Start the school year on a positive note with these practices

Kicking off Kindergarten

Help your kindergartner score a smooth transition at school.

Code-in Champ

Google recognizes local programmer Theo Patt.

Know Your Rights as a Dad

Father's rights in divorce situations keep courts busy.

Dear Teacher

Encourage reading through play; what a good summer program looks like.

Taste Testers

Shelby County School’s Food Fair gives kids a chance to sample new products before they show up in the cafeteria

The Benefits of Transitional Kindergarten

Adding a year of schooling, and helping your child learn to listen.

Easy Highs Can Hurt

Inhalants, and sight-reading vs. phonics.

Teens and Social Media

Could my son's Facebook page affect his admission to college?

In Celebration of Diversity

This interesting collection of books shows children the many ways diversity can make us stronger.

Do You Have a Struggling Student at Home?

These four tips will turn your child’s school year around

Seven Traits

Great books for Black History Month.

Science and Technology Rule in STEM

At Collierville High School’s STEM program, teens own the learning process (and they like it)

When Is My Child Too Sick for School?

Before sending him, ask yourself if others might be effected, too