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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He said his ministry is working with parent-teacher associations in the city to confront all these Israeli plans, in addition to resorting to international institutions to put pressure on Israel to stop these violations against the educational process in the city.
He said the state granted RM 4million to the Tamil schools with about RM 522, 000 distributed through the parent-teacher associations.
Parent-teacher associations can learn new skills and ideas from fundraisers at a regional conference.
The goal is to raise money without drawing on donations now going to parent-teacher associations at various schools, said foundation members.
AMERICAN FORESTS joins a host of causes, including school groups, Boy and Girl Scouts, youth sports organizations, and parent-teacher associations in partnering with the family-owned business.
Cutler has read widely and researched exhaustively to lead us through the major features of this relationship at the national level, beginning with the formation of the National Congress of Mothers and Parent-Teacher Associations in 1908.
Profits will go to the parent-teacher associations.
In both publications, Putnam identifies evidence of declining participation in a wide range of civic venues, including, to mention a few, political parties, religious groups, unions, parent-teacher associations, and fraternal organizations.
A group comprising parent-teacher associations from around the country plans to hold a one-day international exchange event in Tokyo on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the organization's founding, members of the organization said Monday.
The Confederation of Parent-Teacher Associations branded it "unacceptable.
When Parent-Teacher Associations and school administrators are looking at budgets for the coming year, they need to think about who's taking care of their kids in sports," asserts West.
She is a past president of the Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise, was involved in Simi Valley parent-teacher associations, and served on the board of directors of the Simi Valley Boys & Girls Club, among other things.

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