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"As a parent, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. When your child enters school, you and the school become partners in what you both hope will be a profitable, long-term enterprise.

In this important venture, the common goal is the successful development and education of your child. Years of research show that the more families are actively involved in the education of their children, the more successful the child will be in school and in life."


Written literature including handouts and a booklet featuring information on parent involvement on committees and councils, defining a parent's role, and keys to parent success in collaboration.

Web links

External web sites offering a variety of resources to enhance parent leadership and partnership.

Visit: PACER Center | Minnesota Department of Education | State Special Education Advisory Panel

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This PACER sponsored site is partially funded through a grant from the MN Dept of Education.
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