For Schools – Middle & High School – Recommended Reading

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7 Equity Considerations for Schools and Districts during Distance Learning

7 Equity Considerations for Schools and Districts during Distance Learning

This information brief from the Southern Education Foundation contains 7 equity considerations for schools as they work with families to ...
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Article: Parent/Caregiver Social Networks are Important to Student Success

Dr. Steven Sheldon Did you know that research has been done showing that families are more involved in their children's ...
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Communication Example: How to Make Individual Phone Calls to Families

This Edutopia article has many good suggestions for how teachers can make phone calls home to families. "My biggest mistake ...
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“We’ve got to get this right”: Ideas for schools to support families during the pandemic

The following suggestions are from STEM Next's recent blog post, "Supporting Families and COVID-19: We’ve Got to Get This Right." ...
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How to talk to children and teens about Coronavirus

We found two helpful articles for you to use as you talk to your children/students about Coronavirus over the next ...
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How Families Help Prepare their Children for Adulthood

How Families Help Prepare their Children for Adulthood

This information brief from the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability provides information about how families influence and support their ...
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Recent Research for Schools on the Benefits of Communication with Families

Recent Research for Schools on the Benefits of Communication with Families

We encourage educators to read the following recent papers on the benefits of regular communication with families: Houri, A. K., ...
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Middle School Family Engagement Resources

Family engagement in education doesn't stop after elementary school. It's just as important, but it looks and sounds different. Our ...
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