Published Online: May 15, 2012
Published in Print: May 16, 2012, as Parental Involvement Is a Bonus, Not a Given

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Parental Involvement Is a Bonus, Not a Given

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To the Editor:

Regarding the article "Parental Engagement Proves No Easy Goal" (April 4, 2012), I believe that if we are a profession, we must succeed with every child regardless of parental involvement.

Let's take parental involvement when we can get it, but when we can't get it, let's make school a place where every child wants to be and where every child achieves success. We can no longer hide behind the excuse that parents aren't involved.

Lawrence B. Schlack
Consultant
Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency
Portage, Mich.

Vol. 31, Issue 31, Page 27

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