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parent

n. the lawful and natural father or mother of a person. The word does not mean grandparent or ancestor, but can include an adoptive parent. (See: adoption)

parent

noun ancestor, author, author of one's exissence, derivation, father, generator, mother, mover, precursor, predecessor, primogenitor, procreator, source
Associated concepts: abusive parent, child welfare, neglect
See also: ancestor, author, derivation, originator, precursor, primogenitor, progenitor, source
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The University liaison and the school's parent coordinator collaborated on an observation and interviewing strategy to keep informed of the parents' interests and issues that needed intervention with the computer lab staff.
Furthermore, the most important right guaranteed by a final adoption is the right to continue to care for a child if something were to happen to the other parent.
If a responsible parent is not available, a close family relative, friend, or Big Sister may be a viable alternative in this major role.
Parents of adolescents in Minnesota and Wisconsin are divided in their support of laws requiring parental involvement in minors' reproductive health care, but they are nearly unanimous in expecting that such laws will breed negative consequences.
A Liken-type survey instrument was used to assess student background, psychosocial, school, and parent variables and involvement in problem behavior.
One mechanism used to establish an initial sense of trust was to give a student and his or her parent or guardian the option of participating in the initial interview either separately or together.
Example 2: B's parents sell appreciated stock for $10,000 and generate $1,000 long-term capital gain.
The process of sharing bad news, particularly sharing bad news about a child to the child's parent or primary caregiver, is far from simple; rather, it is a complex linguistic and psychological process in which realism, pessimism, hope, and optimism are all negotiated in an atmosphere of shared tension and anxiety.
The four largest centers still have the parent resource teachers, and Cottone said the parent programs continue at the remaining centers under the direction of each center's head teacher.
The Parent Advisory Committee will host a light supper in the multipurpose room at 6:30 p.
As we move forward in our quest to serve the disadvantaged children living in our Hispanic and African American communities, it is clear that we will experience more parent concerns.