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Sample Invite Parents to School Day Letter

(Insert Date)

Dear Parents:

(Insert school name) will join the National Education Association (NEA) and thousands of schools nationwide in celebrating the 88th annual American Education Week from November 15—21, 2009.  As part of the celebration, we will be organizing "Parents Day" on Tuesday, November 17, 2009, to provide you with a firsthand look at what the school day is like for your child.  This initiative is designed to spotlight the importance of parental involvement in a child’s education. 

Our Parents Day will include a wide range of activities for parents to participate in, including (insert details about activities planned).

The activities taking place throughout the day will also reinforce American Education Week's tagline, "Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility." The tagline represents NEA's vision of calling upon all Americans to do their part in making public schools great for every child so that they can grow and achieve in the 21st century.

We encourage you to participate in this important day.  Please fill out the attached form to confirm your participation and return it to (insert contact name) by (insert date).  For more information on American Education Week, please visit


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