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Top 10 Ways to Give Back to Your Child's School

by Lindsay Hutton

Have you ever wanted to give back to your child's school, but aren't sure how? It's simple! Whether you can donate your time, skills, or money, these 10 ideas are easy ways to help out and show your appreciation.

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Join the PTA


If your child's school isn't affiliated with the PTA (National Parent Teacher Association), it probably has a "home and school" or a booster club (independently operated clubs that function the same as the PTA, just without the national recognition).

Joining your local group will help you network with other parents, get to know your child's teachers, and will allow you to stay up-to-date on everything that is going on at the school.

Next: Volunteer in the Classroom

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