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From: Families In Schools <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 05/11/2014 5:04 PM (GMT-08:00)
Subject: Reminder: Twitter Party 05/12 - Parents are worth more than spare change!
You are invited
Did you know that LAUSD only spends 4 cents out of every $100 for parent trainings and workshops? Families are worth more than spare change! Because we know that when parents are engaged, kids succeed.
Join parents, educators, and parent advocates for a discussion on what LAUSD should do to improve the quality of parent engagement in our schools.
Just use the hashtag #Yes2Parents.
The individual or organization with the best responses will be eligible to win a $100 gift card. Details to follow.
213.201.3900 | 1545 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700 | Los Angeles, CA 90017
And if LAUSD only spends 4 cents out of every $100 on parent training & workshops, what exactly did FIS founder Maria Casillas do about it while she was in charge of the LAUSD Parent Community Services Branch? ….besides eliminate and/or cut funding to parent engagement/involvement programs, disband elected parent representative groups and piss off just about everyone?
<< Superintendent Deasy and Families in Schools founder Maria Casillas
And if LAUSD’s budget is $6.8 billion, 4¢ out of every $100 still equals $2,720.000.! Where is all that money going?
FIS is like one of Ollie North's 'off-the-shelf" resources - ready to swoop in in black helicopters to play the role of popular support.