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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Communication: The Cornerstone of Family Engagement

“Engagement” is the new buzz. Whether you are a business trying to increase loyalty with customers, an organization trying to increase employee satisfaction or a school trying to increase participation
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Engagement vs. Involvement: Building an Inclusive School Community

There is a strong consensus, supported by a variety of research from the last 40 years, that positive parental engagement can and does significantly impact student outcomes. Yet, the challenge
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