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January 27, 2017 01:22 PM
by / Topics: Improving Family Engagement

Relationship Building



Has EdNavigator Fixed School Engagement by Making it a Job Benefit?

One non-profit teams up with parents’ employers to perform high-impact family engagement strategies for New Orleans’ most marginalized students.

Changing Policy to Support Family Engagement

A panel discussion focuses on ways in which library practitioners can advocate for family engagement opportunities on a policy level.

Race and Equity



The Simple Reform that Improve Black Students Earnings

When states required all high school students, specifically those in schools mostly attended by African-American students, to take at least three math courses, black students were able to qualify for better paying jobs alongside their white counterparts.




Black Students More Likely to Be Arrested at School

“In 43 states and the District of Columbia, black students are arrested at school at disproportionately high levels, an Education Week Research Center analysis finds.”

How to Get Dads to a Parenting Class? Ask Them to Read to Their Kid

A new study finds that kids’ reading and vocabulary improved when fathers, who were mostly low-income, participated in a ‘parenting class.’