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Forest City - Dunbar

Parent Resource Room

 

What is a Parent Resource Room?

This room is a cozy inviting space for adult use that is located in our school. It is available to parents and guardians of the students of Forest City -Dunbar Elementary School.

What can I expect to find in the Parent Resource Room?

1. A variety of books to check out for both parents and children dealing with family issues. Parents will also find book titles and other materials that will offer homework tips and study guides.

2. Free brochures and pamphlets that address many concerns.

3. Videos dealing with a variety of parenting subjects.

4. A television for viewing videos.

Who can help me in the Parent Resource Room if I have a question and the room isn't staffed?

  • Someone in the school office will provide you with the name of the person responsible for the room at each school.

When may I use the Parent Resource Room?

  • Parent Resource Rooms are open every school day. Special arrangements must be made if the room is needed at other times.

Where is the Parent Resource Room located?

  • The Parent Resource Room is located in the first room to the left as you enter the main doors to the library.

What do I need to do to use the Parent Resource Room?

  • You should report to the school office to obtain a visitor's pass and tell the staff in the office that you wish to use the Parent Resource Room.

What do I do if I need more help than I find in the Parent Resource Room?

  • You may talk to our principal, Mr. Brad Richardson, or our assistant principal, Mr. Robert Smith, about any concerns or additional information you might need.

 

When parents are involved in their child/children's education

the following happens:

Higher grades and test scores

Better attendance

Greater completion rate of homework

More involvement in extra-curricular activities

Improved attitude and better all-around behavior (Popkin 1995)

http://commoncore.org/parents

 

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