McAvoy, Kathy
March 2005
Middle School Journal;Mar2005, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p52
Academic Journal
The article discusses the importance of the role of parents in the education of a child. The author relates a public service announcement that had captured her interest. There are lots of approaches of these kinds of announcements but they all imply the same message. All of such involve the importance of being involved the education of the children, which requires the presence of parents. According to the author, research shows that students, who have parents or guardians who are actively involved in their educations in a positive way, do better socially and academically compared to those who have not.


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