Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images Elyssa Katz, a Santa Monica mother of three, is growing a matchmaking service to connect families with tutors, or “Zutors”, as she calls them – a word she’s in the process of trademarking. “The role of a Zutor is a tutor, a nanny, and an angel […]

reopening schools Getty As cities start opening up, parents face the tough decision of whether to send children who’ve been stuck at home for months to daycare, or school.  To help parents with that decision, Emily Oster, an economist, collected coronavirus data from childcare centers that have stayed open during […]

In his suburban New Jersey home-turned-classroom this spring, parent Don Seaman quickly found himself in the role of household vice principal. While his wife holed up in the bedroom to work each day, Seaman, a media and marketing professional, worked from the family room where he could supervise his children’s virtual learning. A similar scene played out […]

Click here to read the full article. High school-educated, working-class parents aren’t capable of overseeing their own child’s education, a state lawmaker said last week. New Hampshire state Sen. Jeanne Dietsch, D-Peterborough, made the comment at a committee hearing last Tuesday while promoting a bill that would stop the state Board of […]