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Scottish Schools (Parental Involvement) Act 2006

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1Duty of Scottish Ministers and of education authorities to promote involvement of parents in school education etc

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(1)It is the duty of the Scottish Ministers to promote the involvement of the parents of pupils in attendance at public schools in the education provided to those pupils by the schools.

(2)It is the duty of an education authority to promote the involvement of the parents of a pupil in attendance at a public school in the authority’s area in the education provided by the school–

(a)to that pupil, and

(b)to its pupils generally.

(3)Except where the context otherwise requires, in this Act “education” means school education and includes such provision as is made by an education authority in fulfilment of their duty under section 1(3)(b) of the Education (Scotland) Act 1980 (c. 44) (duty to secure the provision of adequate facilities for social, cultural and recreative activities and for physical education and training).

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