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Acting on Community Engagement Council Suggestions
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Acting on Community Engagement Council Suggestions

CPN hosts monthly Community Engagement Council meetings to receive feedback and recommendations from its residents. CPN is committed to acting on recommendations from the community. In one meeting led by CPN Director of Programs Vicky Ingalls, five families shared stories about the challenges they face in school and or the neighborhood. Participants included: A grandmother…

Volunteer for Family Science Night Oct. 31
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Volunteer for Family Science Night Oct. 31

  Who: Mary Ford Elementary Students and Families, along with Volunteers from Various Corporations What: Family Science Night Volunteer Opportunity with Families from Mary Ford Elementary School When: Wednesday, October 31st Where: Mary Ford Elementary Cafeteria 3180 Thomasina McPherson Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29405 Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm Why: Charleston Promise Neighborhood’s (CPN) programming focuses…

We Must Involve Parents and Community in the Education of Children
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We Must Involve Parents and Community in the Education of Children

No one is more important to a child than their parent. Because children spend 70% of their time away from school, any effort to improve children’s academic performance must include and involve their parents. Research has demonstrated repeatedly and convincingly that parental and community involvement in schools leads to improved academic and behavioral outcomes for…