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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CUTLINE: Sue O'Keefe, co-chairwoman of the "Perfect Dress" fundraiser for the Hopkinton Parent-Teacher Association, holds one of the donated gowns.
The parent-teacher association (PTA) at Ikeda Elementary School in Ikeda, Osaka Prefecture, has set up a fund for the victims and their families of the June 8 massacre, PTA officials said Thursday.
So she found herself on an unusual assignment--lecturing to a parent-teacher association.
* Develop relationships with teachers and fellow parents through the school's Parent-Teacher Association. Staying connected assists parents in keeping up with educational changes and provides a forum to voice opinions.
And just as the offending text has changed, so has the campaign against it, from state obscenity trials to local Parent-Teacher Association meetings.
"There's a very fine line between the rights of parents and the rights of children," says Shirley Igo, vice-president for legislation for the National Parent-Teacher Association. "We're strong advocates for parental responsibility and involvement, but this tips the balance where only parents' rights are protected."
In 1985, under pressure from the National Parent-Teacher Association and the Parents Music Resource Center (led by now-Second Lady Tipper Gore), the recording industry agreed to voluntarily sticker music with violent or sexually explicit lyrics.
According to her, the Parent-Teacher Association should alert the authorities if any student tend to leave school for early marriage.
Funding had come from the Parent-Teacher Association, Kirklees Council and the West Yorkshire Countryside Commission.
"The school has also warned him not to repeat his actions," he said, adding that the school was arranging a meeting between the teacher, the parent-teacher association and parents of the students concerned soon to resolve the issue.
The Parent-Teacher Association is steadily losing its foothold in the nation's schools.
Higham Lane School, in Shanklin Drive, Nuneaton, needs to raise pounds 50,000 to be able to apply for the recognition, so the parent-teacher association will be holding the quiz night at the Chestnuts Club, in Old Hinckley Road, on Tuesday, December 3, starting at 7.30.

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