There are a number of activities of which Parents have and do engage to bring about awareness of problems and the need for various policy changes in Education. Some entail writing letters, forming protests, voicing concerns before school boards, and giving testimony before State Legislatures or Congressional committees.
Even with effective policy changes, such does not necessary mean educators or your child’s school will effectively provide a quality and optimum education for your child. The best way to insure that your child’s school offers a quality and optimum education are for Parents to become well-informed, knowledgeable of the education process, and visit and/or become involved inside their child’s school on a regular basis. There are benefits for doing so.
In my sixteen years as a parent school volunteer and advocate for children, I have noted, as well as listed here ten (10) benefits of Parents visiting and/or being involved inside their children’s schools on a regular basis:
Parents can make a difference and can effect change inside your schools and in Education.
Mrs. Dorothy Barron, Founder
Parents Taking Charge in Education at http://mrsdbarron.blogspot.com