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Joining Together to Create a Bold Vision for Next Generation Family Engagement: Engaging Families to Transform Education

This issue brief identifies high impact strategies for actively co-creating opportunities for family engagement to support learning across the age continuum, both in school and during out-of-school time. The five building blocks include: (1) increasing attendance, (2) sharing data, (3) strengthening academic and social development, (4) improving digital media habits and fluency, and (5) maintaining strong relationships with families during key transitions. This brief includes information about after school and summer opportunities. 

Related Topics: 
Supportive Learning Environment
School & Community Partnerships
Family and Community Engagement
Parent support and education
Involvement and decision making
Quality Improvement
Heather Weiss, M. Elena Lopez, and Margaret Caspe
Resource Type: 
29 pages full report; 2 pages executive summary
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