“I think a lot of research and a lot of evidence shows that focusing on early childhood is really important if we want to create equal opportunities for kids. I think these studies show that the emphasis over the last decade or two in early childhood that we’ve seen most in public policy, the expansion… Read more »
Items Tagged with "Family Engagement"
Grand Rapids Public Schools in Michigan has reduced their number of chronically absent students over the past few years. How did they do this? Examining their data, creating a culture for success, looking at their school-community partnerships, and family engagement. Read this NPR article for their story.
Solutions to the Dropout Crisis airs on the second Tuesday of every month at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time, covering a variety of topics related to dropout prevention efforts. Reducing Dropout Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students. (2017). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis. Family Engagement as a Dropout Prevention Strategy. (2015). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis. The Life-Changing Impact of… Read more »
Family Engagement Resources NDPC/N Materials Family Engagement as a Dropout Prevention Strategy. (2015). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis. The Life-Changing Impact of Life Skills Instruction. (2014). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis. Making Sense of the Evidence: A Review of Dropout Prevention Strategies. (2014). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis. Strait, J. (Ed.). (2014). NDPC/N Newsletter: Cultural Competence:… Read more »
Overview A synthesis of research by Henderson and Mapp (2002) concluded that there is a positive relationship between family engagement and improved academic achievement. This is true across socioeconomic, racial/ethnic, and educational background for students of all ages (Mapp, 2004). Today’s call for families to become more involved in their children’s education both at home… Read more »