Resources to Help Your Child Succeed

  • The resources below are provided by the US Department of Education in an effort to help parents understand the learning process and increase their student's success in school.

    Questions Parents Ask About Schools   (en Español)
    This publication provides answers to commonly asked questions on topics such as Getting Ready for School, Monitoring School Work, Helping with Reading, and Working with Schools and Teachers.

    Helping Your Child Become a Reader   (en Español)
    Other than helping your children to grow up healthy and happy, the most important thing that you can do for them is to help them develop their reading skills. This booklet offers pointers on how to build the language skills of young children, and includes a list of typical language accomplishments for different age groups, suggestions for books, and resources for children with reading problems or learning disabilities.

    Helping Your Child With Homework   (en Español)
    Homework can help children to develop positive study skills and habits, improve their thinking and memory abilities, and encourage them to use time well, learn independently, and take responsibility for their work. This booklet helps parents of elementary and junior high school students understand why homework is important and makes suggestions for helping children complete assignments successfully.

    Tool Kit for Hispanic Families  (en Español)
    This tool kit was developed with guidance from over 1,800 Hispanic parents at Parent Information and Resource Centers across the country.


    The links below are helpful sites that will provide you with a wealth of information on staying involved in your child's education. 

    ParentFurther is here to help you raise caring, healthy, responsible, successful kids. Our easy-to-use, comprehensive resource seeks to build a unique community that provides access to support and practical, everyday steps to help you with a wide range of parenting issues.

    How To Study
    Dr. Charles T. Mangrum and Dr. Stephen S. Strichart formed Mangrum-Strichart Learning Resources in 1997 to develop online and print products that help students learn and use the skills and strategies that are important for success in school at all levels. This site offers some of their free publications and study skill techniques for parents and students.

    Positive Parenting
    This site offers valuable resources for parents and teachers; dedicated to providing resources and information to help make parenting more rewarding, effective and fun!
    We answer your parenting questions with resources and guidance on how to successfully raise, praise, discipline, teach and love your child.

    SchoolFamily is focused exclusively on helping parents help their kids make the most of their school year. By providing families with expert insight, information and resources, serves to help parents set their school-age children up for year-round success in school.