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April 18, 2012 at 10:14 AM EDT
Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Featured in ''The Balancing Act'' Dream School Challenge on ...
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Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Featured in "The Balancing Act" Dream School Challenge on Lifetime TV

TV special highlights the Dream School Challenge of the Districts, a contest designed to engage all of America to take a positive step towards improving education.

Pompano Beach, FLĀ  (PRBuzz.com) April 18, 2012 -- The Parent Teacher Association is a well-known volunteer organization that advocates for children and education. Make sure to tune in to "The Balancing Act" on April 24th at 7:00 a.m. (ET/PT) as Betsy Landers, National PTA President joins the show to talk to viewers about the importance of parents' involvement in their child's education. The segment will air as part of the show's one hour special edition of the "Parent Teacher Corner" series, The Future is Now: The Dream School of the 21st Century.

During the episode, Landers will talk to viewers about how parents who get involved and stay involved in their child's education makes all the difference to a student's future success, and how easy it is to implement. Landers will also highlight the Three For Me Program which engages the three way relationship between parent, teacher and child - taking on serious subjects like bullying and obesity.

Viewers will also be taken inside classrooms across America as the episode explores success in today's state of the art Dream Schools.

"It's a real pleasure to have The PTA on "The Balancing Act" as part of our special edition of the "Parent Teacher Corner" series, and the Dream School Challenge. Our "Balancing Act" viewers will learn important information on how to get or stay involved with their child's overall education to achieve the best outcome possible", says Doug Campbell, Founder and Executive VP of Programming for The Balancing Act.

This television special will help launch the Dream School Challenge of the Districts, a contest designed to engage and empower all of America to take positive steps towards the improvement of education in America. Every citizen has a voice - a chance and a means to change the lives of the students in their hometown with the simple cast of a vote for their favorite School and Public School District.

The winning Schools and District with the most votes will receive up to $300,000 in educational prizes from the producers of "The Balancing Act" and participating sponsors. Cast your vote for your favorite local School and District by going to: www.thebalancingact.com/sweepstakes.

National PTA is the premier thought leader on family engagement and education issues. Viewers will have a chance to learn about how the National PTA is taking action for every family, from the playground to Capitol Hill, so that children reach their full potential and are ready to succeed in college, career, and life.

For more information about please visit http://www.pta.org.

About "The Balancing Act" on Lifetime Television
The Balancing Act, America's premier morning show airs weekday mornings on Lifetime Television at 7:00am (ET/PT). These days the modern woman is trying to balance it all and the mission at The Balancing Act is to bring solutions to them to help them balance life, career, family and most importantly themselves. The Balancing Act is a show that's about women, for women and trusted by women.
To view a show or for more information, please visit: http://www.TheBalancingAct.com

About BrandStar Entertainment
BrandStar Entertainment is well known for their cutting edge content driven women's programming, including "The Balancing Act" on Lifetime Television. The Balancing Act TV show inspires and empowers women with entertaining and educational segments, placing them in the best position to achieve success in every aspect of their lives. For more details about BrandStar Entertainment please visit http://www.brandstartv.com.

For information on becoming a content partner for "The Balancing Act" on Lifetime Television,
contact BrandStar Entertainment at Brandutainment@o2mediainc.com.
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