Parent & Family Involvement in Education Week

 9.139.  Parent and Family Involvement in Education Week to be designated, second week of September. — The governor shall annually issue a proclamation setting apart the second week of September as “Parent and Family Involvement in Education Week”, and recommending to the people of the state that the week be appropriately observed through activities that will bring about an increased awareness of the importance and benefits of parent and family involvement in education and encourage greater involvement of parents and families in their children’s education, both in the school and in the home.  The parent and family involvement in education week recognizes that parent and family involvement in a child’s education is a major factor in determining success in school, regardless of the socio-economic status, race, or ethnic background of the family, or the education level of the parents.