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CCC was created out of a need to educate parents and youth at the same time. It is dedicated to providing youth and their families with the skills needed in order to survive and restore their communities. CCC goes by the African proverbs “it takes a village to raise a child” as well as “in order to know where you are from you must know where you are going.” We focus on the history of the individual, its families, community, and the world. We place an emphasis on academics and the arts in which to bring positive change to our lives.


Positive parent-school communications benefit parents. The manner in which schools communicate and interact with parents affects the extent and quality of parents' home involvement with their children's learning. For example, schools that communicate bad news about student performance more often than recognizing students' excellence will discourage parent involvement by making parents feel they cannot effectively help their children.

Parents also benefit from being involved in their children's education by getting ideas from school on how to help and support their children, and by learning more about the school's academic program and how it works. Perhaps most important, parents benefit by becoming more confident about the value of their school involvement. Parents develop a greater appreciation for the important role they play in their children's education.

When communicating with parents, consider your remarks in relation to the three categories that influence how parents participate. For example, are you communicating about:

  • Classroom learning activities?

  • The child's accomplishments?

  • How the parents can help at home with their child's learning?





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