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Web Resources for Parents

This section identifies resources on the web that would appear useful to parents. These links do not constitute any endorsement by Hamilton Elementary School.

The PTA Central site provides relevant educational links for Parent Teacher Groups on a local, state and national level.

The American Library Association's parents web page contains great tips and hundreds of resources for parents.

The ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education offers publications, a question-and-answer service and discussion groups about education.

The National Parent Information Network provides access to research-based information about the process of parenting, and about family involvement in education.

The US Department of Education puts out many informative publications for parents including "Helping Your Child Learn to Read" and "Helping Your Child Use the Library."

A Parents Guide to the Internet is a very useful tool for parents concerned about their child's time on computers.

The National Center for Education Statistics is the primary federal entity responsible for collecting analyzing data that are related to education in the US and other nations.

National Research & Development Centers addresses nationally significant problems and issues in education, such as early childhood development, student achievement, second language learning and much more. Contains catalog of publications and services.

Parent Education Resources contains lots of information on preparing your child for kindergarten.

National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University The National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University brings together schools, districts, and state departments of education that are committed to developing and maintaining strong programs of school-family-community partnerships.

The Center for New Discoveries in Learning gives you and your child the most advanced strategies available to be successful in school.

Discovery Channel School offers activities for parents to do with their children, help with science fair projects, information on TV viewing and lots more.

The Early Childhood Educators and Family Web Corner is the index to all things early childhood.

The Parents School Journal is an online journal dedicated to helping parents help their child in school.

The National PTA web site offers a wealth of information including legislative updates and ways for parents to get involved.

The Family Education Network offers tips on everything from after school child care to the family finances.

The Children's Environmental Health Network offers information on the issue of children?s health and links to resources and information in the field.

Children NOW's web site offers articles and publications about working families, children and the media, etc.

The National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth offers research and suggestions to help children achieve their full potential.