Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau
Great outdoor recreation across a beautiful landscape, interesting historic sites and well-preserved towns, notable museums and cultural venues, a growing collection of vineyards and wineries, eclectic shopping and attractions, and some of the finest dining and accommodations available. You will find all of this and so much more in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Find out more about the Lakes, Cultural and Heritage Regions of Bucks County and what each has to offer by clicking on the map to the right.
Bucks County Autism Support Coalition
Problems Hurt Student Learning
Teachers and parents believe that a few persistent troublemakers cause most discipline problems in schools — but that those few are interfering with other students' learning and causing teachers to leave the profession, according to a new study from Public Agenda. Eight in 10 teachers say students are quick to threaten to sue over being disciplined. The study found that parents and teachers generally support the same remedies for restoring order in classrooms. Read more about the study, "Teaching Interrupted," and answer some of the survey questions yourself to see how your opinions match up.
Family-School Partnerships Pay Off for Kids
The National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education "advocates the involvement of parents and families in their children's education, and fosters relationships between home, school, and community to enhance the education of all our nation's young people."
Give Kids Good Schools
Here's an easy way to help put a quality teacher in every classroom. At GiveKidsGoodSchools.com, a new national campaign from the Public Education Network, you can send an e-mail to your governor demanding that good teachers be a top priority in your state.
How To Talk to Your Child's Teacher
Your child receives a bad grade, and you want to discuss it with her teacher — without either of you getting defensive. The right words can make all the difference. Author Sam Horn has simple tips for talking with teachers and principals that'll help you raise concerns effectively and work together on solutions.
Keep Your Kids Safe Online
WiredSafety.org offers a large collection of resources on keeping kids safe online. Learn about cyberbullying, online scams, spyware, safe surfing, and good e-mail practices. You'll find parent's guides to understanding online safety issues, links to safe sites for kids of all ages, and tips to protect your family's privacy online.
Math Help: Go Figure!
The Figure This! Mathematics Challenges for Families Web site offered by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics provides interesting math challenges that middle school students can do at home with their families. Looking for more math resources? NEA has compiled a list.