Family-engagement advocates who have worked on the sidelines say there are signs that more districts are implementing system-wide strategies to effectively involve parents.
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June 05, 2015
February 17, 2015
During its annual Take Your Family to School Week initiative, the National PTA is promoting the importance of family-engagement efforts to support student success.
October 21, 2014
In today's guest post, Steve Constantino provides a great argument in why schools should be creating a brand to build family engagement.
October 17, 2014
Family, school, and community engagement practitioners and researchers say a new national organization will spearhead efforts to secure support and funding in the field.
August 01, 2014
The event, which drew representatives from the research and philanthropic communities, focused on family-engagement methods intended to involve parents in their children's education far beyond the annual parent-teacher conference.
May 20, 2013
The National Center for Family Literacy and the U.S. Department of Education have announced a partnership to advance family engagement in education across the country.
April 18, 2013
School districts should differentiate parent involvement based on different groups' needs and styles of engaging, a new report says.
April 10, 2013
Fully 58 percent of decision makers and influencers IN A RECENT SURVEY SAID THEY BELIEVE?--MBbelieve states have done a "poor" or "very poor" job at family and community engagement for school turnarounds.
July 11, 2012
Parents and family engagement experts contribute to a "recommended reading" list for family and community members interested in improving their local schools.
June 23, 2012
What makes a successful family engagement plan for a school? Two experts share their views, based on decades of research.