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WHEREAS, parental involvement and family engagement are critical components of a child's educational experience and academic success; and

WHEREAS, over 50 years of research confirms the positive impact of parental involvement and family engagement on a child's education and life outcomes; and

WHEREAS, parental involvement and family engagement are acknowledged as shared responsibilities between schools, educators, families, and the community; and

WHEREAS, the current public health pandemic brought unprecedented challenges to our education system and cast a spotlight on the need for effective and sustained parental involvement and family engagement; and

WHEREAS, Nevada's parents and families are recognized as their child's first teachers and parental involvement and family engagement require a sustained commitment of effort and resources; and

WHEREAS, parents and families in the Silver State want what is best for their children and are instrumental in their children’s successful learning and development; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada recognizes Nevada's parents and families' wealth of knowledge and skills as key to sustaining effective family-school partnerships; and

WHEREAS, today is a celebration to honor the contributions and valuable roles Nevada's parents and families play in the ongoing success of our children;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim November 18, 2021, as

PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT DAY IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 26th day of October, 2021

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