Parent Involvement and the New Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Parent Involvement and the New Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) The new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) has important family and parent involvement provisions embedded in the reauthorization by Congress. As Michele Brooks, a former assistant superintendent of family engagement for Boston Public Schools, writes on the Harvard Family Research Project site this emphasis on family involvement opens a window … Read More

Katherine Del MonteParent Involvement and the New Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

Family Engagement is Key to School Success

Over 40 years of research confirms that family engagement improves readiness, achievement and graduation rates – Harvard Family Research Project The Harvard Family Research Project (HFRP) reports, “over 40 years of research confirms that family engagement improves student readiness, student academic achievement, and graduation rates.” At a time when over one-third of all American students fail to graduate, every empirically … Read More

Katherine Del MonteFamily Engagement is Key to School Success