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Resources for Parents

These links are provided as a resource. The Contra Costa County Office of Education does not take responsibility for the quality, accuracy, and context of the following Web sites. If you find an outdated link, please send us an e-mail.

Schools: Facts, Statistics and Ratings

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Child Advocacy Groups/Partnerships

  • Children Now
    Uses research and mass communications to make the well-being of children a top priority across the nation.
  • Federal Government's Partnership for Family Involvement in Education
    Intended to increase opportunities for families to be more involved in their children's learning at school and at home and to use family-school-community partnerships to strengthen schools and improve student achievement.
  • Wrightslaw: This is a resource for accurate, up-to-date information about advocacy for children with disabilities. You will find hundreds of articles, cases, newsletters, and resources about special education law and advocacy in the Advocacy Libraries and Law Libraries.

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Government/Legal Information

Parenting Resources

Learning Resources

College Preparation

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Articles

GreatSchools.net:

Schoolwisepress.com

Health, Asthma, and Food Allergy Resources

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21st Century Learning

Internet Safety

  • http://www.ciconline.org/DigitalCitizenship/SafetyAndSecurity
    Digital Safety offers broad resources for understanding safety issues particular to today's networked culture.
  • http://www.onguardonline.gov/topics/net-cetera.aspx
    OnGuard Online gives adults practical tips to help kids navigate the online world. The link above is for In Net Cetera: Chatting With Kids About Being Online, which gives adults practical tips to help kids navigate the online world.
  • www.wiredsafety.org 
    WiredSafety provides help, information and education to Internet and mobile device users of all ages. Click here for safety information regarding myspace.com.
  • http://www.myctap.org/index.php/identity-safety
    The California Technology Assistance Program (CTAP) Region IV, has composed a wealth of resources on all issues related to Cyber safety. They have information on the safe and responsible use of the Internet, social networking, Cyber bullying and communication technology devices, including mobile phones, digital cameras, and webcams.
  • http://cyberbullying.org/
    A web site with facts and other resources targeted specifically at the use of information and communication technologies that support deliberate, repeated, and hostile behavior by an individual or group, that is intended to harm others.
  • http://www.isafe.org/
    i-SAFE is a non-profit foundation dedicated to protecting the online experiences of youth everywhere. i-SAFE incorporates classroom curriculum with dynamic community outreach to empower students, teachers, parents, law enforcement, and concerned adults to make the Internet a safer place.

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Digital & New Media Literacy

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Other Resources

California High School Exit Examination

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E-mail questions or comments to the Communications Office.

Page updated on: April 14, 2017

Rev: 0.4-010514-BETA4