Group promotes Million Father March

September 4, 2009 3:22:20 PM PDT
Fathers around the country are encouraged to take their child to school next Tuesday.It's part of an effort called the Million Father March.

In Chicago, 50 fathers will be chauffeured in limos to several city schools to escort children.

The Black Star Project is among the organizations trying to get the word out and increase participation.

The group cites studies that indicate when fathers get involved in their child's academic life their performance improves.


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