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Resources for Parents
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Family Education -Find advice on every aspect of your child's elementary-school education, and help him/her improve his/her performance in school. Discover parent-approved entertainment ideas for your child, and be prepared to handle the sticky situations and difficult issues that often arise in households.

Summer Learning - A free website to help parents keep their kids from falling behind during the summer

Millionaire Kids - Resources and answers to help parents raise children who are money wise and financially secure

California Department of Education - Our state's official  website includes content standards in English and Spanish as well as practice with past questions from the California Standards Test (CST) to be taken May 2010.

Los Angeles Unified School District - Our School District's official web site with resources for students and parents

Beyond the Bell Branch - Expanded learning and enrichment programs offered free to all Evergreen students whose parents sign up before the deadline

Gifted and Talented Education - Information for upcoming GATE parent events and general Gifted information from LAUSD

David Palmer Ph.D. - Many excellent links with information and resources for Gifted and Talented (and potentially gifted) students and parents

Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art - Offers free Holiday Mondays (September 7 - Labor Day, and October 12 - Columbus Day, for example) as well as information on free membership for your child and one adult.

California Science Center - Information on exhibits and activities for children and families

Brain Fitness Channel - Games and resources for all ages to keep those brain cells strong  (from Posit Science)

Stay Safe Online- Resources and tips to keep kids safe when they are online (courtesy of www.ikeepsafe.org)

Meals Matter - Healthy meal planning and recipes

Harvest of the Month - Web site for the nutrition program that our class is participating in this year with links to health information, physical activity ideas, and resources for starting a garden and recipes to try at home.

Los Angeles Times - our city newspaper online