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Oct 30, 2014, 08:00 ET

Toyota Family Teacher of the Year Award Call for Nominations

 The National Center for Families Learning (NCFL), together with long-time partner Toyota, seeks out the nation's most exemplary teachers that...

Sep 18, 2014, 06:00 ET

Annual Survey Reveals More Parents Admit They Struggle Helping Their Kids with Homework

From the periodic table to algebraic functions, kids nationwide are back to hitting the books, and many are taking their parents along with them....

Sep 08, 2014, 08:00 ET

National Center for Families Learning Opens Registration for 2015 Families Learning Summit

The National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) invites proponents of learning at every age to register and attend the annual Families Learning...

Aug 29, 2014, 06:00 ET

Nearly Half of U.S. Parents Dread Sending Children Back to School, And Here's Why

Early bedtimes and even earlier morning alarms signal a new school year, and students around the country are both excited and nervous about what...

Jul 21, 2014, 08:00 ET

National Center for Families Learning Announces Literacy Partnership with State of Indiana

 Education is a topic that inspires passion and varied opinions, but proponents of all perspectives recognize that family is a major constant...

Jun 18, 2014, 08:30 ET
Camp Wonderopolis campers celebrate launch at Good Morning America. (PRNewsFoto/NCFL)

The National Center for Families Learning and Better World Books Kick Off Summer with Camp Wonderopolis™

Do you know why gum loses its flavor? Or where lightning bugs go during the day? Do you know why we can't feel the Earth spin? Find out! The...

Jun 06, 2014, 12:26 ET

Toyota and National Center for Families Learning Announce Second Round of Toyota Family Learning Grants

Toyota and the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) today announced that community programs across the nation can submit initial...

Feb 18, 2014, 13:00 ET

National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) Tackles Education Challenges at Annual Summit

Recognizing that families play such a crucial role in a child's learning process, the annual Families Learning Summit and National Conference on...