Genuine family engagement is at the heart of Community Schools work. Building mutual respect and effective collaboration among students, families, and school staff is key to success.
Families are supported to actively engage in their own student’s education, partnerships between families and their teachers are nurtured, and families have the opportunity to play meaningful leadership roles within the school and community.
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This Family Engagement Toolkit by the California Department of Education strives to help answer 4 big questions for districts and schools. Read more…
Una herramienta para los distritos escolares de California. (Spanish version of Family Engagement Framework: A Tool for California School Districts – 2014)
The California Department of Education’s Framework framework for family engagement brings together research, requirements, and promising practices. It is a tool for leaders in school districts and county offices of education to use as they work with schools, families and communities to plan, implement, and evaluate family engagement practices that directly impact improved student achievement.
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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 […]