Why Family Engagement Matters

Research has demonstrated the importance of building authentic partnerships between teachers and families. But how do schools implement these practices and how can school districts leverage their LCFF dollars?

Co-authored by High Expectations Parental Service and the Partnership for Children & Youth, this first chapter of “Student Supports: Getting the Most out of Your LCFF Investment” dives into the most impactful practices for family engagement and how they can help support progress on the LCFF priorities.

Student Support Inventory: A Tool for Families (Spanish)

This check list is a great way for families to take stock of the ways they are supporting their child’s education. In Redwood City community school coordinators used this tool to help families prepare for Parent-Teacher Conferences. Teachers have found this tool useful too.

In Spanish

Student Support Inventory: A Tool for Families (English)

This check list is a great way for families to take stock of the ways they are supporting their child’s education. In Redwood City community school coordinators used this tool to help families prepare for Parent-Teacher Conferences. Teachers have found this tool useful too.

Our Vision for Authentic Parent Engagement (Preschool – 12th Grade)

An infographic summarizing priority indicators of authentic family engagement. Accompanies a report, produced by family engagement advocates across the state, offering a set of measurable family engagement indicators for the state to consider as it develops regulations and procedures on the implementation of LCFF.