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Parents as Advocates

What does it mean to include parents in your collaborative work to get all young people ready by 21? Among other roles, can parents band together to be effective advocates, even providing a counterweight to well-established interest groups?
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August 10, 2012
 

The American Enterprise Institute explores that question and more in a report, Parent Power: Grass-Roots Activism and K-12 Education Reform. Researchers draw on field research and disciplinary insights to capture lessons from parent activism efforts, looking at where those efforts succeed, where they struggle and what types of parents are most likely to become advocates.

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