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Preparing for Back to School: How Parents Communicating with Their Child’s Educators Makes all the Difference

It’s getting close to that time of year where our nation gears up once again for the start of the school year. As students head back to the classroom, some facing new and unfamiliar schools or classrooms, The American Federation of School Administrators (AFSA) wants you to remember the important and valuable role you play in opening the lines of communication with educators. While educators dedicate their summers to creating lesson plans for their incoming students, these plans become most successful when they have a source for better understanding the idiosyncrasies and needs of each child from those who know their students best—you.

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Diann Woodard’s Latest Huffington Post Blog: Listen to Mama on School Reform

Diann Woodard’s Latest Huffington Post Blog: Listen to Mama on School Reform

A recent national poll conducted by Hart Research Associates revealed that parents overwhelmingly believe that public schools are the single most important institution for the future of their community and our nation, and that they choose strong neighborhood public schools over expanding choice, charters and vouchers.

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Educators Handed The Role Of Parent And Instructor

School has always been a place of learning. It is where educators take young minds and mold them, preparing them for future careers and success. But for some students, school is more than just a place to learn. It is a place of refuge and comfort—a home away from home.

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