National Parental Involvement day is Thursday, November 16, 2006. Arkansas schools have recognized the need for involvement and are continually promoting parental involvement within the schools and community. The Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) will be promoting National Parental Involvement day through various media and urges schools to join in promoting parental involvement in the local communities on this nationally-recognized day.
The stateís new parental involvement brochure, A Parentís Guide to Helping Your Child Excel, is attached. The brochures will also be delivered to area education cooperatives for schools to distribute to parents.