family engagement


What Would Real Community Engagement Look Like?

By: Preston Smith. By taking the time to build a real relationship with parents like Maria and encouraging them to see their own leadership capacity, schools can become catalysts of broader community transformations.


Are Students Ready To Learn? Ask Their Parents

The research is undeniable that parent involvement in student academic success matters. It is more predictive than socioeconomic status by a multiple of 2 – 10 times. The benefits of parent engagement are vast: it not only drives academic performance but improves student emotional well-being, induces better student classroom behavior, and improves school attendance.