Members of the 2015-16 Cambridge Youth Council sitting at the mayor's desk.

Youth Taking Leading Roles: Defining and Improving Family Engagement


August 1, 2017

Heather Weiss and Linda Jacobson

GFRP will be capturing the different ways that schools and community organizations are including the voices of children and youth to improve family engagement. Check out this post about how student activities align with the findings of a new national survey on parent engagement.

Book cover with artistic rendition of teachers and students

Libraries for the 21st Century: It’s A Family Thing


March 20, 2017

Family engagement takes place anywhere, anytime children learn—especially in the library! Learn more about how libraries are supporting family engagement through two publications developed in partnership with the Public Library Association.

Teacher giving visual presentation

Transition Toolkit


March 20, 2017

Heather Weiss, M. Elena Lopez, and Margaret Caspe

GFRP is developing new toolkits on key topics for those working to build strong and equitable anywhere anytime learning pathways for children from birth through school and beyond. Check out this toolkit on the transition to kindergarten and early elementary school.

Older children in library with teacher

Learning Pathways: Leading Our Children to Success in School and Life


November 14, 2016

Heather Weiss, M. Elena Lopez, and Margaret Caspe

Discover how communities are shaping learning anywhere, anytime for children and youth.