Parent and Student Resources

Back to School – Whether you’re a parent or educator, use these resources and tips to prepare for the new school year.

Back-to-School Tips for Students and Parents Paying College Expenses

Back to School – K-12 students stay drug and bully free.

Back to School – A helpful guide for parents and educators about the use of tobacco among teens.

Bright Directions

Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Illinois All Kids: Healthcare for All Kids

Illinois State Board of Education Parents and Students Resource Page

The It Gets Better Project was created to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives will reach – if they can just get through their teen years. The It Gets Better Project wants to remind teenagers in the LGBT community that they are not alone — and it WILL get better. is the U.S. government’s official web portal for kids.

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is the largest nationally representative and continuing assessment of what America’s students know and can do in various subject areas.

Parents – provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

U.S. Department of Education