Monday, January 18, 2010

Improving School One Parent At A Time

The following was sent to me from a Blog-Lebo reader. Some good reading as we get ready for the meeting tonight:

If you think that you alone cannot do much to improve your school, you are probably right. You’re more likely to get what you want for your child if you work with other parents.

If you are in a school that is not parent-friendly, this is how you might be perceived.

1 person = A fruitcake
2 people = A fruitcake and a friend
3 people = Troublemakers
5 people = “Let’s have a meeting”
10 people = “We’d better listen”
25 people = “Our dear friends”
50 people = "A powerful organization”

If you collaborate with other parents and organizations, you can make a difference. There is strength and power in numbers.

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