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10 Ways to Get Community Support for Your School

by Lindsay Hutton

Community support is essential in helping your child's school thrive. Are you looking for ways to get your community more involved with the local school system? These 10 ideas can help.

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Organize Work Place Tours


Have local businesses and town departments showcase what they do by organizing a workplace tour. Bakeries, farms, fire stations, and startups are all great places for children to learn what goes on in town while they are at school, and will show them the many different paths their careers can take. Plus, the businesses will love showing off what they do to a bunch of eager kids!

Next: Have a Career Day

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