Academy helps turn parents into advocates

By Melanie Wong

EAGLE COUNTY — Where does funding come from for local schools? How does the state’s school budget get decided? How can parents make their voice heard in their child’s education?Those questions can seem complicated and daunting, and making the answers less complicated and approachable is the goal of Eagle County’s Parent Academy. The five session program, an initiative of the Colorado Children’s Campaign, is for parents interested in learning how to advocate for high-quality education in their community and at the state level. A select number of parents who apply for the free program will be accepted, and applications are …

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