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What we stand for

Stand for Children’s mission is to ensure that all children, regardless of their background, graduate from high school prepared for, and with access to, a college education.

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Ask your child what extracurricular activity they would like to pursue

We know you want your child to achieve their biggest dreams and beyond. And, here’s a chance for you to take action to help them make their dreams a reality. Every student needs support in and out of school and having them talk about what extracurricular activity they might enjoy will help you know their interests and support them in learning more about the things they care about.  

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Ask your child about one new thing they learned today

We know you want your child to achieve their biggest dreams and beyond. And, here’s a chance for you to take action to help them make their dreams a reality. Every student needs support in and out of school and asking them about one new thing  they learned today will show them that their education and learning matters to you.  You just might learn something new, too!

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Read to your kids, have them read to you

We know you want your child to achieve their biggest dreams and beyond. And, here’s a chance for you to take action to help them make their dreams a reality. Every student needs support in and out of school.  Reading with them—and having them read to you— will strengthen a critical skill necessary for continued success in school and life.  

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Ask your child’s teacher how you can support them

We know you want your child to achieve their biggest dreams and beyond. And, here’s a chance for you to take action to help them make their dreams a reality. Teachers can be game changers for students and great partners in helping your child succeed.  Finding ways to support your child’s teacher shows them that they are appreciated and have a partner in you!  

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Stop in when picking up your child and ask for an update on their progress from their teacher

We know you want your child to achieve their biggest dreams and beyond. And, here’s a chance for you to take action to help them make their dreams a reality. Every student needs support in and out of school and stopping in to talk with your child's teacher to develop a relationship with them will make sure they see you as a partner in helping your child succeed.

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I Support Louisiana's Common Core State Standards

We believe that every child can learn. And, we believe that every student should get a quality education that puts them on the path to their biggest dreams and beyond.  That's why we support Louisiana's Common Core State Standards and are asking you sign this petition for higher standards that will make sure all students are prepared to graduate, succeed in college and career, and have the opportunity to achieve their big dreams.

Will you sign this petition in support of Louisiana's Common Core State Standards?

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Make funding for quality early childhood programs a priority

I've been a curious guy from day one.

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Host or Attend a “Meet the Teachers” event

We know you want your child to achieve their biggest dreams and beyond. And, here’s a chance for you to take action to help them make their dreams a reality. Every student needs support in and out of school.  Hosting or attending a meet the teachers event will give you, and other parents, the opportunity to build a working relationship and partnership with the teachers who are helping your children learn and grow in the classroom.

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Talk with your children about aspirations and tell them about your expectations

Sharing your aspirations with your children can help them shape their own dreams. Setting high expectations for their achievement and letting them know that you believe in them will put them on the path of making their dreams a reality.  

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Attend a parent teacher conference

We know you want your child to achieve their biggest dreams and beyond. And, here’s a chance for you to take action to help them make their dreams a reality.  Every student needs parents and teachers working together to support his/her success.  Setting up and attending a parent teacher conference will allow you to get to know your child’s teacher and form a partnership focused on helping your child learn and achieve.  

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We're in New Orleans!

While public schools in New Orleans have vastly improved since Hurricane Katrina, only 23% of our high school graduates were prepared for college. In order for New Orleans to reach its full potential, we must advance the work of providing a high quality education for our children.

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Stand in Baton Rouge

With over 108,000 children under the age of 18 in Baton Rouge on track to attend schools in the East Baton Rouge Parish, now is the time for parents, educators, and community member to take action.

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I pledge to check my child’s homework

We know you want your child to achieve their biggest dreams and beyond. And, here’s a chance for you to take action to help them make their dreams a reality.  Every student needs support at home and checking your child’s homework will make sure they get the support they need to succeed.

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Get Highly Effective Teachers in Low Performing Schools

The education of every student in East Baton Rouge Parish is being put in danger because of recent actions by the school board and district staff that would move high performing students to low performing schools, for the benefit of the schools, not the students. Stand parents have a different idea: give incentives to highly effective teachers and leaders to serve in low performing schools.

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