Schools Working To Increase Parental Involvement

Guests

Kym Worthy, Wayne County prosecutor
Charles Saylors, national president, PTA
Tracy McDaniel, founder, KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) Reach College Preparatory in Oklahoma City

Research overwhelmingly shows that parental involvement in a child's education improves academic performance. But there are a lot of reasons why parents keep their distance — including cultural and class divisions. Guests discuss strategies to get parents more involved in their kids' schooling.

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