For Immediate Release
September 23, 2019
Contact: Lydia Martin
MEDIA ADVISORY– Dads Take Your Child to School Day
What: St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) will celebrate Dads Take Your Child to School Day.
Dads Take Your Child to School Day is a statewide initiative of the Florida Department of Education to encourage fathers and male role models to become involved in the education of their children as a means for increasing student achievement. Fathers, stepfathers, grandfathers, uncles, brothers, foster fathers and other male role models are invited to take their children to school on September 25.
When: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Where: The movement takes place on SLPS campuses.
Why: The Dads Take Your Child to School Day event is designed to highlight the significant role a child’s father or male role models can have in enhancing a child’s educational experience.
“A parent or guardian is the single most important adult in a child’s life, which is why our District proudly supports this event as an opportunity to promote parent engagement,” said Superintendent E. Wayne Gent.
About St. Lucie Public Schools
St. Lucie Public Schools (SLPS) proudly serves students as the highest-ranking District on the Treasure Coast with a graduation rate of 91.8 percent. As a high-ranking B rated District ranked in the top third of Florida’s districts, there are no failing schools, and SLPS has the distinction of being recognized as one of St. Lucie County’s Best Places to Work. The mission of SLPS is to ensure all students graduate from safe and caring schools equipped with the knowledge, skills and desire to succeed. For more information, visit, http://www.stlucieschools.org.
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