Parent Guides (Education.com): Preschool to High School
These general guides inform parents of what to expect from their children at each grade level with regard to school, academics, milestones, and development. They also address social and emotional expectations and provide answers to many questions parents may have. They are great tools for knowing where children are developmentally and how to guide them at each grade level. Click on the above link to view each guide.
"Expect More Achieve More"
Read the "Latest Headlines" regarding higher academic standards (TN READY).
Newly Legislated Family/School Partnership Standards
The state of Tennessee has adopted new Family and Community Engagement Legislation that apply to all Tennessee school districts.
Solutions to Five Common Homework Challenges
The relationship between the home and the school is important. If you want your child to achieve academic success, you must become involved in the educational process. Here are some ways to foster a good attitude about homework in your child, and develop a high-quality relationship with your child's school.
Tennessee Department of Education Resources and Information for Parents
A variety of resources and information for parents provided by the Tennessee Department of Education
"TNAchieves is a college access, last dollar scholarship program designed to provide an opportunity for Tennessee public high school graduates to receive up to $3,000 annually for community college tuition." Click the above link for more information.
College Preparation: A Year-by-Year Guide to Being Prepared for College. Created for parents by parents, this resources was compiled by West High School counselors and parents from information provided by the National Association of College and Career Counselors.