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Back to school 2013 - Finding out about the contributions required from parents

Every year, the questions come back to the floor: what are the items that should appear on the list of supplies? Are there some that shouldn't be there? Discover the cheat sheet designed by associations to make life easier for everyone.

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QUÉBEC, Aug. 13, 2013 / CNW Telbec / - A few days before the start of the 2013 school year, the Association québécoise du personnel de direction des écoles (AQPDE), the Montreal Association of School Managers (AMDES) and the Federation Quebec Parents' Committees (FCPQ) remind everyone of the tool intended for governing boards that they jointly created. This tool is a guide entitled: Contributions required from parents.

For Gaston Rioux, president of the FCPQ, “the time is right to recall the existence of this practical guide, very simple and easy to consult, in order to help parents on the eve of the start of the new school year. The purchase of school supplies is an important step which can represent significant amounts. It is therefore worthwhile to inquire in order to see more clearly. "

“Every year, the questions come back to the floor: what are the items that should appear on the list of supplies? Are there some that shouldn't be there? This is why we have designed a memory aid to make life easier for everyone, ”explains Gaétan Neault, President of AMDES.

“The Education Act sets the guidelines, the principles to guide the governing boards. However, we felt that a document which summarized the essential information to know was necessary. We are convinced that the guide will help parents, teachers and school administrators to make their decision, always in the best interest of parents and children, ”concludes Danielle Boucher, President of AQPDE.

The guide is available on the website of each association. (direct link here - PDF file)

SOURCE Federation of Quebec Parents' Committees (FCPQ)

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