- Middle school
- High school
The following Web sites provide helpful information for parents on a wide variety of educational topics. The topics are listed alphabetically.
www.pacerkidsagainstbullying.org. — information for elementary school students to learn about bullying prevention, engage in activities and be inspired to take action. Site is created by and for kids.
www.pacerteensagainstbullying.org. — a place for middle and high school students to find ways to address bullying, to take action, to be heard and to own an important social cause. Site is created by and for teens.
www.stopbullying.gov — information from various government agencies on what bullying and cyberbullying are, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.
www.act.org — ACT and PLAN test registration and preparation, financial planning, career and college planning for middle school students.
www.collegeboard.org — SAT, PSAT, and Subject Test registration and preparation, college search, the application process, financial planning.
www.fafsa.gov — Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed to receive financial aid.
www.finaid.org — an excellent guide to financial aid.
studentaid.ed.gov — information from the U.S. Department of Education on preparing for and finding education beyond high school .
www.cec.sped.org — Council for Exceptional children – publications, federal education, gifted news and issues.
www.nagc.org — National Association for Gifted Children with information for parents including support groups, advocacy, and legislation.
www.dnealian.com — D’Nealian – description, comparison to traditional methods.
www.zanerbloser.com — Zaner-Bloser – research, articles, information, resources.
www.hslda.org — Home School Legal Defense Association – answers legal questions, state laws, support groups, useful tips on homeschooling.
www.nheri.org — National Home Education Research Institute – research facts on homeschooling.
www.huntingtonlearning.com — Huntington Learning Center – K-12 tutoring, locations, SAT/PSAT &ACT preparation.
www.kumon.com — Kumon – reading and math programs, method description, locations.
www.sylvanlearning.com — Sylvan Learning Center – tutoring and supplemental education sources (math, reading, writing study skills, homework help, test preparation, and more, locations.
www.allkindsofminds.org — All Kinds of Minds – research, parent tip sheets, ask the expert.
www.interdys.org — The International Dyslexia Association - help for professionals and families dealing with individuals with reading disabilities.
www.ldanatl.org — Learning Disabilities Association of America – information on disabilities including dyslexia, ADD, and ADHD; state and local organizations, support services, fact sheets, and publications.
www.ncld.org — National Center for Learning Disabilities – essential information for parents of children with learning disabilities including children’s rights, advocacy, publications, and IDEA tool kit.
www.add.org — National Attention Deficit Organization – information, support groups, treatment, resources, networking opportunities.
www.chadd.org — Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder – information, resources.
www.amshq.org — American Montessori Society – school search, philosophy, basic information.
www.montessori-ami.org — Association Montessori International – school search, philosophy, basic information.
www.ed.gov/nclb/landing.jhtml — No Child Left Behind – official government Web site with bill provisions and latest information.
www.adlit.org — All About Adolescent Literacy – resources for parents and educators in grades 4-12.
www.getreadytoread.org — Get Ready to Read – activities and resources to strengthen reading skills, screening tool to check young children’s pre-reading skills.
www.readingrockets.org — Reading Rockets – reading research, techniques for teaching reading, shows on PBS, strategies to help struggling readers, step-by-step guide to raising a reader, tip sheets for parents.
www.readwritethink.org — ReadWriteThink – student materials, access to resources in reading and language arts.
www.nasponline.org/about_nasp/position_paper.aspx — National Association of School Psychologists – position paper on grade retention.
www.asha.org — American Speech-Language-Hearing Association – facts about communications problems and children’s speech and language development.
www.stutteringhelp.org — Stuttering Foundation of America – service and support for those who stutter and their families, brochures, newsletters, and facts on stuttering.
www.afs.org — American Field Service – hosting and participation opportunities in international exchange programs.
www.ciee.org — Council on International Educational Exchange – work, travel, study, and exchange programs for high school and college students.
www.csiet.org — Council on Standards for International Educational Travel – standards that travel programs should meet and list of reputable international travel organizations.
www.free.ed.gov — Federal Resources for Educational Excellence – free learning activities and information on a great variety of topics.