“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. Building the Foundation for School Success: Introducing The Parent-Child Home Program. (2010). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis. Engaging Families and the Community as an Alternative to Expulsion: An Innovative Approach… Read more »
Family Engagement Resources NDPC Materials The 15 Effective Strategies for Dropout Prevention Online Courses: Overview Course. (2017). National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. The 15 Effective Strategies for Dropout Prevention Online Courses: Family Engagement. (2017). National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. Reducing Dropout Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students. (2017). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis. Family Engagement as a… 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 »