Growing Family Trend: Grandparents Raising Children

Children who are being raised not by their own biological parents, but by grandparents who have taken them in for a wide array of heartbreaking and troubling reasons, come from households as disparate and unique as the neighborhoods and ethnic groups in which they live. It’s a trend that some experts believe will only continue to rise in light of … Read More

Katherine Del MonteGrowing Family Trend: Grandparents Raising Children

Family Engagement and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is a reauthorization of the educational standards set forth through the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) in 1965. The ESSA puts into place provisions aimed at helping low-income and underprivileged children succeed in school. Chief among this legislative groundwork is a sharp focus on the role of parent and family engagement in the … Read More

Katherine Del MonteFamily Engagement and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)