Parental Engagement: The Community’s Role

(Part 3 of a Three-Part Series) Parental engagement is a popular topic in education today, and as we’ve discussed in this three-part series engagement is the result of the school/teacher
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Parental Engagement: The Parent’s Role

(Part 2 in a Three-Part Series) Educator Sunny P. Chico states, “A child has four basic needs for success in school and life: physical health, social well-being, emotional well-being and
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Parental Engagement: The School/Teacher Role

(Part 1 of a three-part series) Despite a growing body of research on how parental engagement positively impacts student outcomes, many schools struggle to actively engage parents. In fact, a
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Engagement: What Schools Can Learn From the NFL

Parental engagement has been shown to positively impact student outcomes, but in an era of school choice where  parents have many alternatives to consider for their child’s education, schools have
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Back to School: The Importance of Building a Connection with Parents from Day One

“The most accurate predictor of student achievement is the extent to which the family is involved in the student’s education,”  A New Generation of Evidence: The Family is Critical to
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Accessibility: Beyond the School Website

Schools today use a variety of methods to communicate with families, a majority of these being digital tools like school websites, social media and weekly newsletters. Given that two thirds
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The Power of Pride in Schools

Countless studies have proven that engagement results in better student outcomes, but did you know the same holds true for employees? If fact, engaged employees don’t just produce better business
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The Secret to Successful Students: Who’s in your Hive?

Technology has changed the way we live, from how information is shared to how we communicate with others and how we stay connected with family, friends and colleagues. Today’s social
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