Parents from Parmer Lane Elementary School attend a packed school board workshop for Pflugerville Independent School District in Pflugerville, Texas, on Feb. 6, 2023.
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How Parents Engage With Their Local School Boards

Families & the Community Video Reports of Radioactive Contamination Closed Their School. This PTA Is Demanding Answers
After their Missouri elementary school was closed, a group of parents have tried to engage with the district on the school’s future.
Kaylee Domzalski, April 3, 2023
Families & the Community Video These Moms Ran for Their Local School Board and Won. Here’s What They've Learned
After their district brought on a new superintendent, these Michigan moms decided to run for their local school board, and they won.
Kaylee Domzalski & Sam Mallon, March 28, 2023
Families & the Community Video Faced With the Possibility of School Closure, Parents Sprang Into Action
Due to financial challenges, a Texas district was considering closing several schools. These parents came together in search of a solution.
Lauren Santucci, March 23, 2023
Families & the Community Video How School Districts and Families Can Better Engage With Each Other
Here are ideas for districts and families looking to build collaborative and productive relationships.
Kaylee Domzalski, March 17, 2023

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