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

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)