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June 05, 2015

More School Districts Develop Parent-Engagement Programs, Departments

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.

February 17, 2015

National PTA Urges Families to Forge School Partnerships to Support Students

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

Is Loyalty Something We Should Care About?

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

New National Group Aims to Advance Family-School Engagement Efforts

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

White House Symposium Addresses Family-Engagement Practices Nationwide

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

U.S. Dept. of Ed., Literacy Group Seek Family Engagement Answers

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

Parents Need Differentiated School Engagement, Study Finds

School districts should differentiate parent involvement based on different groups' needs and styles of engaging, a new report says.

April 10, 2013

Education Leaders Weigh In On Parent Engagement, Privacy Issues

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

Family Engagement Summer Reading List

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

Changes Needed for Successful Family Engagement

What makes a successful family engagement plan for a school? Two experts share their views, based on decades of research.

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