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Brooke Jennison high-steps over some hurdles as she runs a course Thursday at Roosevelt Elementary School in Fargo. The purpose of the Energ-I-ze project is to hold family events centered on physical activity and nutrition education. Dave Wallis / The Forum

PTA chapters in North Dakota, Minnesota see growth, bucking national trend

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Membership in North Dakota and Minnesota PTA chapters is rising slightly, bucking a national trend that has seen a big dip in Parent Teacher Association membership over the past decade.


North Dakota PTA has 5,331 members this year in 38 chapters or units, up from 5,305 last year, said Marcia Hellevang of Fargo, who handles membership extension for the state group.

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