Million Father March 2012 expected to produce record first day of school attendance in Chicago

September 4, 2012 (CHICAGO)

Tuesday morning, fathers, grandfathers and other significant male caregivers escorted children to school, encouraging learning and high academic achievement. Up to 25,000 were expected to participate.

The back-to-school event started in Chicago nine years ago. Organizers say it is now an international movement as well.

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