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Purpose and goal   

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It is the purpose and goal of this chapter to do all of the following:

(a) To engage parents positively in their children's education by helping parents to develop skills to use at home that support their children's academic efforts at school and their children's development as responsible future members of our society.

(b) To Inform parents that they can directly affect the success of their children's learning, by providing parents with techniques and strategies that they may utilize to improve their children's academic success and to assist their children in learning at home.

(c) To build consistent and effective communication between the home and the school so that parents may know when and how to assist their children in support of classroom learning activities.

(d) To train teachers and administrators to communicate effectively with parents.

(e) To integrate parent involvement programs, including compliance with this chapter, into the school's master plan for academic accountability.

(Added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1400 Sec. 1.)