Thursday, December 29, 2005

A Town Meeting about Parental Involvement

Children do better in school when their parents are actively engaged in their education. But what does “active engagement” mean? Come learn about the many ways Philadelphia parents are getting involved in their children’s education – at home, in school and in the community. Hear what new research says. Learn what the School District of Philadelphia, and other public and private schools, are doing. Share what works for you and your child.
This event will be held on Tuesday, January 17, 2006 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM at the new headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia (440 North Broad Street). Paul Vallas, CEO, School District of Philadelphia, will be presenting along with other educators and parentsDinner provided will be provided as well as childcare (for children 3 years and older, must pre-register). Please RSVP by January 12: Phone 215-851-1718 or email
This event is sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Urban Affairs Coalition, in partnership with the School District of Philadelphia. Supported by a grant from the Knight Foundation Fund at The Philadelphia Foundation. Additional support was provided by PECO (an Exelon Company), and Lincoln Benefits Group.

1 comment:

Rob said...

Sounds excellent. It's good to see such a dialog between all representatives.