Tag Archives: family engagement

Title I: Parent, Family, Community Engagement

“The name of the game is showing that mastery and achievement are the ways forward, because everyone has different skills and abilities and because there isn’t one single path to success, everyone can get there.” Continue reading

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Family Engagement in Education Act

Family Engagement in children’s education has been proven to be not only beneficial for the schools but also for increasing effectiveness and success of children’s education!  In fact, studies show that engaging families is also cost effective; schools would have … Continue reading

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Emerging Minority Leadership

The Emerging Minority Leaders (EML) Conference encourages the development of new PTA leaders who can succeed in building bridges to ethnically diverse families to engage with PTA. This conference is the premier family engagement program for training ethnically diverse leaders … Continue reading

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Moving Forward with Family Engagement

       I am encouraged that the graduation rate has increased nationally to 80%.  However, at least 1.2 million students still fail to earn diplomas per year, according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).  “In 2009, President Obama … Continue reading

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