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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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GUIGUINTO, Bulacan -- One hundred pupils of Tiaong Elementary School in Barangay Tiaong this town received new footwear from Provincial Information Officer and Guiguinto Parent-Teachers Association (PTA) early Friday.
Happy memories Pupils are pictured at Riverside Primary Parent-Teachers Association fun night held on June 6, 1993
Susan Johnson, North-East trustee of the National Confederation of Parent-Teachers Association, said: "Headteachers will be put in an awful position and these fines will only hurt the children in the end."
Last week, the Center for Science in the Public Interest unveiled a petition signed by 15 groups, including the American Medical Association and the National Parent-Teachers Association, asking the Federal Trade Commission to attack "youth-oriented" alcohol ads.

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