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America Goes Back to School: Get Involved!
The U. S. Department of Education has on their home page all the information you need to launch an America Goes Back to School: Get Involved partnership in your community. The full text of the Partners' Activity Guide, including useful tips on how to involve community partners in your efforts, is available.

American Library Association (ALA): Resources for Parents & Kids
The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest, largest, and most influential library association in the world. This page provides several resources for parents, including: (1) The Librarians Guide to Cyberspace for Parents & Kids, (2) the Parents Page: Library Connections for Parents, and (3) Links for Parents and Caregivers. Users can also link to the 50+ Great sites for Kids and Parents, as voted by librarians who work with children and the Web everyday.

Child Safety on the Information Highway
Presents the full text of a brochure produced by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Interactive Services Association. The brochure discusses benefits and risks of the Information Highway; ways parents can reduce the risks for their children; and rules for children's On-Line Safety.

Family Education Network
The purpose of the Family Education Network (FEN) is to provide education information, resources, and services for families; connect parents with experts and other parents for advice and support; and empower parents to speak out on education issues. It is designed as on online community center for parents with children up to age 18. The site features the following sections: Learning at School, Learning at Home, Learning Tools, Learning Activities, Learning for Kids, Special Needs, and Issues and Action. An online discussion area is also available.

FANS Project
FANS is a family outreach project. FANS stands for "Families Achieving the New Standards" in Mathematics, Science and Technology.

FBI Parent's Guide to the Internet
Our children are our Nation's most valuable asset. They represent the bright future of our country and hold our hopes for a better Nation. Our children are also the most vulnerable members of society. Protecting our children against the fear of crime and from becoming victims of crime must be a national priority.

Help Your Child Explore Math
Intended to help you make the most of your child's natural curiosity. Teaching and learning are not mysteries that can only happen in school. They also happen when parents and children do simple things together.

Kids Connect @ the Library
This part of the American Library Association Web site is devoted to parents and children.

MedicineNet
A network of doctors producing comprehensive, up-to-date health information for the public.

Museums & Learning
A New Guide for Fun, Engaging Activities for Families.

National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education
The National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education (NCPIE) is dedicated todeveloping effective family/school partnerships in schools throughout America. The NCPIE mission is to advocate for the involvement of parents and families in their children's education and to foster relationships between home, school, and community that can enhance the education of all our nation's young people.

National Parent Information Network (NPIN)
A monthly electronic magazine with news, information, and resources for parents and those who work with parents.

National Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
This site includes descriptions of PTA publications arranged by subject headings; PTA Issues and Initiatives; a PTA Calendar of Events; and links to local and state PTA Organizations.

NJ Parent Teachers Association (NJ PTA)
For over 100 years, PTA's mission has been to encourage parental and public involvement in the public schools. Involvement means advocating for children and youth at all levels ... the local school ... the district ... the city ... the state ... the nation.

Parenting of K-6 Children
A List of Sites from About.com

Parents' Guide to the Information Superhighway
Rules and Tools for Families Online

Parents, School Safety & Gangs
What can a parent do? What does a parent need to know? National School Safety and Security Services has developed this page to provide a starting point for parents seeking information on safety threats facing their children and their families.

School Safety Resources
A List of Sites Regarding School Safety