PIRCS

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AcronymDefinition
PIRCSProbabilistic Indexing and Retrieval Components
PIRCSParental Information and Resource Centers (US Department of Education)
PIRCSProject to Intercompare Regional Climate Simulations (Iowa State University)
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This text profiles five federally funded Parental Information and Resource Centers (PIRC) programs that successfully demonstrated how parents can become involved in their children's education.
ASSISTANT DEPUTY SECRETARY MORGAN Brown recently announced the release of a new DOE publication, "Engaging Parents in Education: Lessons from Five Parental Information and Resource Centers," which identifies innovative and successful education programs throughout the country that are helping to close the achievement gap and reach the goal of every child reading and doing math at grade level by 2014.
The report profiles five Parental Information and Resource Centers (PIRCs) and how they and their partnering organizations are successfully increasing parental involvement in education.