Published Online: March 22, 2005
Published in Print: March 23, 2005, as Parent Training Aided

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Parent Training Aided

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The William Penn Foundation has awarded the Philadelphia school district $746,000 to support its Parent Leadership Academy Initiative, the 214,000-student district said last week. The academy, to be pilot-tested at three schools, will provide a “core leadership program” offering information on the district’s educational initiatives; classes in parenting skills, proper nutrition, and healthy lifestyles; career enhancement for parents; and leadership and advocacy skills.

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