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NationalPTA is the largest volunteer child advocacy organization in the United States. A not-for-profit association of parents, educators, students, and other citizens active in their schools and communities, PTA is a leader in reminding our nation of its obligations to children.

NationalPTA Parent Topics has valuable information on student achievement, safety, media and technology, and health and fitness. Do you have a child who is the victim of bullying at school? Need some ideas for getting your family more physically active? Do you want to make the most of your next parent-teacher conference? As a parent, you are the most important influence in your child’s success in school and in life. In this role, you have a fresh opportunity every day to get involved with your child. As the best resource for parents, PTA offers useful information to many thousands of parents just like you. PTA provides the resources and support you need to stay involved in the life of your child every day. Take a look through the following categories within Parent Resources and learn about new ways you make a difference in your child’s life.

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New Hampshire PTA is the strongest statewide organization working exclusively on behalf of children and youth. Founded in 1913, New Hampshire PTA’s primary objective is to strengthen the family unit through parent involvement.

New Hampshire Partners in Education enhances and enriches the education of children through school volunteerism. For the academic year 2005-2006, 195 schools and their volunteer programs were selected to receive the 2006 Blue Ribbon award. The Blue Ribbon Awards recognizes the extraordinary efforts of school volunteer coordinators and their volunteer teams for the achievements realized during the previous school year. 2008 Blue Ribbon Schools 

an imageWindham School District currently serves over 1,600 students at our three community schools: Golden Brook School (Transition through 2nd), Windham Center School (3rd through 5th), and Windham Middle School (6th through 8th). Our high school students (650) attend Salem High School through an AREA agreement.

Nesmith Library enhances and enriches Friends of the Library Of Windham (FLOW), is a non-profit corporation made up of volunteers dedicated to encouraging greater use of the Nesmith Library and its many services. Since 1966, we have been providing programs and services as well as books and equipment to the library.

an image GreatSchools is a national, independent nonprofit organization committed to helping parents choose schools, support their children’s education and improve schools in their community. GreatSchools is proud to be the winner of the 2007 People’s Voice Webby Award, thanks to the votes of parents like you. We’re honored that you chose GreatSchools as the best Family/Parenting site in the awards, known as the “Oscars of the Internet.”

an image PBS Parents, the trusted online resource that’s filled with information about your child’s development from birth through the early school years. Created with input from experts in child psychology, early childhood education, media and other fields, PBS Parents provides the answers you need to be your child’s first, best teacher.

an image Teacher Magazine is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization based in Washington, D.C. Our primary mission is to help raise the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education. We cover local, state, and national news and issues from preschool through the 12th grade.

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P.E. Central is a web site for health and physical education teachers, parents, and students. Their goal is to provide the latest information about developmentally appropriate physical education programs for children and youth.

 

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A.M.A.The American Medical Association Program on Child and Adolescent Health is pleased to provide you with information on adolescent health issues. The American Medical Association has developed the following materials and resources on adolescent healthy lifestyles related issues for physicians to use in their practice and professional activities.

 

an image COPPA,The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, passed by Congress in October 1998, requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to issue and enforce rules concerning children’s online privacy. The FTC issued the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule in November 1999; it has been in effect since April 21, 2000.1 The Rule’s primary goal: to place parents in control over what information is collected from their children online.

 

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BeNetSafe.Org,We are concerned parents and technology veterans. We have great faith in our own children, and in the transformational power of the Internet. We believe our job as parents is to trust but verify, and our job as technologists is to help build safeguards, checks and balances into the online environment so our children can enjoy and we can relax. !