Middle & High School – Communication with Schools

The resources below are about how you can communicate well with your child’s school and community partners about your child’s learning and growth!

Guide to 2021 Ohio School Report Cards

Guide to 2021 Ohio School Report Cards

Ohio School Report Cards give parents, caregivers, community members, educators and policymakers information about how schools and districts are performing ...
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For Families: Confronting COVID-19-Related Harassment in Schools (Available in 13 languages)

What should I do if my child experiences discrimination at school? If you believe your child or young adult has ...
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Recommended Reading: The Guide to Engaging Diverse Communities Through Language Exchange

In this book, Rachel Kimbrow provides access to tools and examples of how to arrange a "language exchange" for families ...
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Info Brief: The Power of Cultural Brokers to Build Partnerships with All Families

Reaching and partnering with the families of all students can be difficult. Research supports the role of cultural brokers as ...
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Cover of A Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education. Special Education Procedural Safeguards Notice April 2017 Ohio Department of Education

Ohio’s Guide to Parent Rights in Special Education (Available in 13 languages)

This guide by the Ohio Department of Education can help parents and caregivers understand your rights and your child’s rights ...
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Ohio's Dispute Resolution Processes Information Chart

Ohio’s Dispute Resolution Process Helps Schools and Families Resolve Differences When Supporting Students with Disabilities

Situations may arise where parents or other family members believe a school has violated federal or state law. In these ...
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Conversation Starters to Use With Your Child’s Teachers

In this resource from Understood.org, you can find samples of how to have effective conversations with your children's teachers about ...
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Middle School Parent-Teacher Conference Guide

Want to be prepared for your parent-teacher conference in middle school? Middle schoolers need supportive family engagement that promotes their ...
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