Communication Strategies that Schools Can Use with Families

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This short article from shares several practical steps schools can take to implement more effective communication with families.

Communication between school and home is hugely important to a child’s success in school. When school leaders, teachers, and other school staff respect parents/caregivers and share information with them openly and frequently, families are more likely to trust and work with the school to support their child’s learning.

Leading the effort to build strong, trusting relationships with families is a crucial task for school leaders.

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