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From Parenting magazine:

Wanted: 51 amazing moms! Are you or do you know a mom who's made a real difference in her community's schools? We want to hear about it! We'll be selecting one outstanding mom from every state to receive an all-expense paid trip to Washington, DC to attend Parenting's 2012 Mom Congress on Education and Learning conference April 29-May 1, 2012. The 51 lucky winners will be celebrated at a three-day event where they'll connect with the nation's leading education experts and moms across the country to exchange ideas about the best ways to improve our nation's schools.

To enter, submit a photo and a 300-word essay telling us about what you or the mom you know has done to make a difference. The deadline for entries is February 15, 2012. Read the official rules here.

Jessica DeVoe Riley, MS, is a special educator in rural California. Her writing has won the South West Writers competition and is published in Thema and Marginalia. She currently writes for the Council for Exceptional Children’s Reality 101 blog for new teachers. You can reach her through her personal blog, All Rileyed Up, or follow her on Twitter.

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