Resources and Reads

Families, educators, and students are all experiencing school differently right now, whether the fall semester is in-person, virtual, or a hybrid model. While we do not know what is ahead, the connection between home and school remains essential. During these unprecedented times, educators and families must be true allies in education to ensure all students succeed and all families feel supported. At Flamboyan we believe that practicing REAL Family Engagement has never been more important. Read on for a curated list of trusted Resources and Reads for ideas, guidance, and tools to support meaningful family engagement now and moving forward.

This page will be updated on an ongoing basis. Have a resource and/or read you’d like to share? Email communications@flamboyanfoundation.org.

As mentioned in our Statement of Solidarity, Flamboyan is choosing to be an anti-racist organization by doubling down on our longstanding commitment to confronting injustice, disrupting bias within our own organization and within our work, and honoring the dignity and value of people. Our efforts to create real and meaningful family engagement in schools and school systems across the country are grounded in seeing people, knowing people, and loving people for who they are. If you’re looking for places to begin or continue your anti-racist journey, consider visiting some of these trusted sources.

 

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RESOURCES

After a tumultuous month, many of us are reflecting on the future of the education system. These resources offer different lenses to consider change through.

READS

As we near the end of the fall semester, it’s clear that family engagement is more critical than ever. Hear from education policymakers, grantmakers, and teachers on the state of family engagement and how to create a better future.

 

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