Satellite Town Meeting
Tuesday, September 18
8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. E.T.
The September Satellite Town Meeting, the first of the 2001-2002 season, will focus on the most productive ways that parents can contribute to their children's academic success, as well as the best ways for schools to reach out to parents and families. Secretary Paige and his guest panelists will explore various topics in the broadcast entitled "Families Involved in Learning: The Key to Student Success," including:
- The latest research on family involvement,
- Empowering parents to be better advocates for their children in dealing with schools and school districts,
- Ways that schools and teachers can be more welcoming to parents, Things parents can do in the home to encourage student achievement, and
- The Department of Education's Partnership for Family Involvement in Education.
To join the Satellite Town Meeting, call 1-800-USA-LEARN (1-800-872-5327), or visit www.ed.gov/news/av/video/edtv/. The Satellite Town Meeting is produced by the U.S. Department of Education in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Alliance of Business, with support from the Bayer Foundation, the Procter and Gamble Fund, Target Stores, and Riverdeep Interactive Learning.
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Last updatedNovember 26, 2001 (eal)