August Issue Brief: Parent Engagement

In Case You Missed It!Research consistently shows that family engagement in learning positively affects a range of student outcomes, including grades, behavior, enrollment in higher level programs, graduation, and college attendance. Parents and teachers want children to succeed, so why is parent engagement such a challenge?

In this month’s issue brief, we explore resources and recommendations related to parent engagement.

What do school and district staff need to know and do in order to effectively engage parents? What do parents need to know and do in order to work successfully with schools? What resources do you recommend on this topic? Please respond to our call for commentary. We’d love to hear from you!

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