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The Department of Education launched a new online platform [1] called ‘Parent University’ where public school parents can learn how to help their children better tackle the challenges of remote learning.  “In these unprecedented times, it’s so important that we get creative and find ways to reach every household and strengthen our communities,” said Acting Deputy Chancellor of Community Empowerment, Partnerships, and Communications, Adrienne Austin.  Parents can access nearly 100 pre-recorded classes on the portal in multiple languages on topics like remote education and technology, health and wellness, special education, multilingual learners, early childhood education, parent leadership as well as adult and continuing education. Interested parents must create a free account before they can access any lessons, events or workshops. Department officials will share news on school building operations and updates to remote or in-person learning on the site with parents.  A series of live-virtual