Here’s a snapshot of this week’s family engagement news:
Antwan Wilson, Mayor Muriel Bowser’s nomination to succeed DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson, visits Tubman Elementary, a school in the Family Engagement Partnership.
Family University initiative, which launched this fall, provides a welcoming learning environment so our families can understand and navigate the education system.
Representative from The Children’s Workshop shares tips on family engagement, open and honest communication, and other proven indicators that ensure children are successful childcare in early education programs.
A reflection on a school that introduced culturally responsive pedagogy to disrupt inequity.
Ta-Nehisi Coates offered a “master class” for a group of New York City school leaders who were eager to know what they could do to help dismantle those systems of oppression.
An overemphasis on criminal justice undermines K-12 education.
Recognizing the importance for teachers to resemble their student populations and be invested in the local community, a charter school network in California is offering teaching jobs to graduating seniors.
A look into how culturally responsive instruction (CRI) and an emancipatory pedagogy (EP) communicates high expectations and generates positive perspectives of parents, families and communities, thus increasing equity for all students.
A parent perspective on family engagement research.
Just because your kids are headed to college, it doesn’t mean they’ll graduate
Two new reports out this month describing who completes college and the warning signs for students at risk of dropping out paint a picture of a much different future than the one most parents imagine for their kids.
Go “Behind the Scenes” with the Flamboyan Data and Evaluation Team to learn about the process and surface-level findings of in-depth interviews with families that shed light on effective family engagement.