WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA)-- It's American Education Week and the National Education Association is focusing on the nation's commitment to students and educators.

Dennis Van Roekel, NEA President, says the key to student success is parental involvement.

This week the group also wants to know which celebrity would you want to be a substitute.

You can vote online at nea.org to choose your celebrity sub and find out which activities are happening this week.

Van Roekel joined 9NEWS NOW's Mike Hydeck with what the parental community can do to ensure a successful school year.

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