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Curlew, Mary; Weber, Julie – Sloan Work and Family Research Network, 2009
One of the most important factors in school performance is parental involvement. However, many parents do not have the flexibility in their work schedules or the leave policies necessary to attend school functions. As a result, legislators are creating policies to address this issue. School involvement leave policies provide parents with…
Descriptors: School Activities, Parent Participation, Performance Factors, Personnel Policy
Center for the Child Care Workforce, Washington, DC. – 2002
This guide presents tools for persuading parents to advocate for increased compensation for their child's care teacher/provider in order to break the link between what parents pay for child care and what providers earn, to advocate for a greater public investment in child care, and to improve the work environment for child care providers. The…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Child Advocacy
Preece, Laurel, Ed. – Parent News, 1998
This document consists of the 12 issues of "Parent News" (an electronic Internet magazine for parents, prepared for the National Parent Information Network) published during 1996. Each monthly issue contains short feature articles summarizing research, announcing major events and conferences, and addressing issues of interest to parents. Topics of…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Employed Parents, Internet, Newsletters