parent-teacher association

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parent-teacher association

An organization that brings together the parents of children at a particular school and the teaching staff, intended to maintain good relations and communication between them and often to raise funds for the school.
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parent-teacher association

[ˌpɛərəntˈtiːtʃə əsəʊsɪˈeɪʃn] nconsiglio di classe
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As part of the schoo1's parent-teacher organization, I offered to make baby quilts for each one--I love making them and have had few opportunities lately.
Money for postage may be donated by the parent-teacher organization at the school.
A lesbian mother in Fresno said she was forced to resign from her position as president of the parent-teacher organization at her son's Catholic school after she spoke out against banning gay marriage, according to an Associated Press report.
It also has the extras of a "regular" high school life with advanced placement classes, student council, parent-teacher organization, and other activities.
Events such as back-to-school nights, school open houses, and parent-teacher organization meetings provide opportunities for school counselors to present information and education about students with disabilities to the broader parent population of the school.
My granddaughter's school parent-teacher organization sells magazine subscriptions to raise money for the school.
Join the parent-teacher organization as a way to advocate further for your child.
Although parent-teacher organization meetings usually have about ten participants, on the evenings that the original members of the HSCAC were chosen, 30 to 40 parents showed up to vote on the members of the team.
Parent-Teacher Organization (PTO) meetings highlighted instructional practices in classrooms that were changing.
Do a workshop on Internet search skills for your Parent-Teacher organization.
talk to individuals and committees, such as the local parent-teacher organization, in the community as to what they deem needs to be changed in teaching and learning.

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