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Saturday, December 7, 2013

The power of parents: Group in Chicago sets example for local schools

A community group in northwest Chicago has turned hundreds of hesitant parents into capable classroom helpers, role models and leaders by tapping into strengths many don't realize they have. At right is parent mentor Pete Rodriguez with the list of leadership qualities that his group came up with at a mentor-training session at Ames Middle School in Chicago.