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Bulletin: Helping with Homework (2005) gives practical suggestions for how parents, family members, and others can help students with homework. Mainly geared to elementary and middle school, although many suggestions of how to set up a supportive environment apply to students of all ages. This issue also gives an overview of important new options for parents under NCLB. English, Spanish or Portuguese

Bulletin: How to Help with Homework (2004). Helping with homework is one of the most important ways parents can help their children succeed in school. These tips can help homework time go more smoothly. English, Spanish or Portuguese


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FREE (Federal Resources for Educational Excellence) A popular K-12 website, FREE has thousands of great resources from dozens of federal agencies in all academic subject areas. Click on a subject area and a grade level and you’re sure to find something that can help shed light on a homework area of interest.