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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Johanna Navarro, president of Cypress Creek's Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) told Tampa Bay Times that she was "saddened by whatever it is that's going on.
After the boycott announcement, teacher organizers at Garfield worked with parent and student leaders to secure unanimous votes of support from both the Parent-Teacher-Student Association (PTSA) and the Associated Student Body.
I was on the (school) council for four years,'' said Robin Hagey, the Parent-Teacher-Student Association president of Westlake High.
They presented their findings to the school Parent-Teacher-Student Association and two computer conventions.
In Dobbs Ferry, New York, the parent-teacher-student association creates and maintains World Wide Web pages on the Internet.
Parent-Teacher-Student Association president Annette Ahlemeyer, who also has a child in the same class, said the incident was being exaggerated.
What I see of that is a combination of interesting and fuzzy thinking, but I don't see any parent input, and I know there hasn't been any parent input," said Scott Folsom, president of the Los Angeles 10th District Parent-Teacher-Student Association.
Marsha Minassian, president of the 31st District Parent-Teacher-Student Association, said parents frequently call schools to leave messages for their children, but overwhelmed clerks don't always have the time to pass on the notes.
In addition, the Parent-Teacher-Student Association is very active, logging 6,000 hours last year in activities that include producing a newsletter, fund raising, and supervising the annual talent show and other events, Owens said.
We felt like any amount of money would be of help,'' said Rebecca Nichols, a vice president in the school's Parent-Teacher-Student Association.
Experience: Third time running for board; president of the American Tax Practitioners Association 1999-2000; served on school board lottery advisory committee 1993-1995; co-founder of the Moorpark Field Hockey Federation in 1989; helped found the Moorpark High School Parent-Teacher-Student Association in 1987; vice president and treasurer of Campus Park neighborhood council 1989-1993; ran unsuccessfully for the 8th District of the Los Angeles City Council in 1974; member of the Prince Hall Masonic Lodge of Southern California; member of Congressional Club of Rep.
She is married to Howard Yaras, president of the Moorpark Parent-Teacher-Student Association.

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