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Saturday, December 7, 2013

Lessons for locals on power of parents in schools

Monica Soto-Espinoza was convinced she didn’t have the skills to help out in her children’s school, but the parent-mentor program changed her mind. Now she coordinates the program at Burbank Elementary, and in October, she led the initial weeklong training there for new recruits and a few returning mentors.