In a new study, most teachers said they thought race should be discussed in the classroom, but that they didn't know whether parents would be in favor of those conversations.
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November 01, 2018
June 21, 2018
Students whose teachers viewed their parents as less engaged in their schooling had lower grade point averages and were less likely to be recommended for advanced courses, according to a new study.
January 08, 2018
A study by RTI International and Johns Hopkins University found evidence that teachers' assumptions and biases about their students' families can change after visiting their homes.
February 24, 2017
Professional development programs can be one way to improve how parents and teachers communicate, according to a study by researchers at the University of Missouri.
January 06, 2017
A new study found that students who received teacher home visits did better on state tests and had better attendance records than students whose homes were not visited.
November 17, 2016
Teachers and parents need to work on communication with one another, two recent studies suggest, and that may be especially true when immigrant students or students of color are involved.
May 27, 2015
A new study by researchers at Harvard and Brown University finds that regular personalized communications from teachers to parents can in fact have a sizable impact on students' chances for success in their classes.
March 06, 2015
A N.Y. elementary school is telling students to spend time with their families and play more instead of doing homework, but some parents are resisting the changes.
December 12, 2014
An AskReddit post has gotten some interesting responses with the question, "Teachers of Reddit, what was the strangest encounter you've had with a student's parents?"
November 19, 2014
A new study shows that teachers with negative parental interactions are more likely to have such experiences. How can teachers deal with parental harassment?