By law, schools are required to report violent incidents and states are required to make that information public. Few states are following this mandate.
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Taking time to help others this holiday season can teach children how to contribute to their communities and give families valuable time together.
Getting Involved: Tanyit Arellanos organized volunteers to help supervise students and encouraged Latino parents to become involved at school.
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Working parents tell how they get involved and offer suggestions so that schools and parent groups can help them stay involved.