In the News: 1/9-1/13

January 13, 2017 04:26 PM
by / Topics: Improving Family Engagement

Here’s a snapshot of this week’s family engagement news:

Tools and Resources



Three Prerequisites for Effective Family Engagement

A focus on these three prerequisites will help development authentic and meaningful family and school partnerships.

Relationship Building



The “Fog” of College Readiness

The K-12 education system creates a fog when it comes to academic preparation for college, meaning parents and families aren’t fully aware about and often times misled on whether or not their child is ready for college by their senior year.




Missouri Teachers See Student Academic Gains After Making Home Visits

A study found that students who received a home visit though a program in St. Louis performed better on state tests and had better attendance rates than their peers who did not receive a home visit.