Getting Latino Parents Involved in Their Kids' Education

Friday, April 26, 2013

General Mills is teaming up with a civil rights group to help get Latino parents more involved in their children's education.

The Minneapolis-based food company's Box Tops for Education program is partnering with the National Council of La Raza, or NCLR. The partnership is called "Committed Parents: Supporting Your Child's Success."

Box Tops and NCLR have created a Spanish and English language toolkit for Hispanic families to use throughout their children's education. Organizers say 21,000 printed copies have been distributed to schools and NCLR affiliates to give to parents.

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