Fathers http://wfae.org en Charlotte Schools Put The Press On Dads To Help http://wfae.org/post/charlotte-schools-put-press-dads-help <p>Schools often try to get parents more involved in their children’s education.&nbsp; Mothers tend to be the ones who heed the call.&nbsp; For whatever reason, you don’t see many fathers around school.&nbsp; Across the country, there are efforts to change that.&nbsp;</p><p>Advocates say a father’s presence helps convince kids school is important and makes sure they keep to the straight and narrow.&nbsp; A few schools around Charlotte have begun recruiting dads to help out at school.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 13:25:19 +0000 Lisa Miller 35236 at http://wfae.org Charlotte Schools Put The Press On Dads To Help Fathers Drop Kids Off At Schools http://wfae.org/post/fathers-drop-kids-schools <p align="left">Students at nine schools in west Charlotte got special escorts to their classrooms today.&nbsp; Fathers, grandfathers and uncles dropped children off at school as part of a national effort called the Million Father March to get fathers and other male mentors involved in the lives of students.&nbsp;</p><p align="left">Dontay Kilgo brought his son to his first day of pre-k at Druid Hills Academy. &nbsp;About 25 other men dropped their children off at the school too.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 19:54:54 +0000 Lisa Miller 34072 at http://wfae.org Fathers Drop Kids Off At Schools