Out of a Crisis, Districts Look to Post-Pandemic Shifts in Family Engagement
May 10
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Family Engagement Early Childhood Education Schools Capacity Building

Out of a Crisis, Districts Look to Post-Pandemic Shifts in Family Engagement

Schools Find Successful New Ways to Partner with Families, Support Student Learning, and Empower Parent Liaisons

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Family Engagement Game Brings Theory Into Practice
Jan 28
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Family Engagement Capacity Building

Family Engagement Game Brings Theory Into Practice

The Family Engagement Game demonstrates a need for interactive and participatory strategies for practitioners engaging families across the ecology of learning.

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A Holiday Letter from GFRP
Dec 23
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Family Engagement Early Childhood Education Libraries Capacity Building

A Holiday Letter from GFRP

We end the year with gratitude for all the hard and inspiring work so many families, schools, and communities are doing.

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Family engagement professionals become first responders, develop creative ways to connect with students and parents
Dec 3
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Family Engagement Early Childhood Education Schools Capacity Building

Family engagement professionals become first responders, develop creative ways to connect with students and parents

As remote learning continues, parent coordinators take the lead in reimagining services to ‘meet families where they are’ and adapt to an ever-changing fall semester.

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Cambridge leaders launch math equity initiative
Nov 12
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Cambridge leaders launch math equity initiative

The city’s Family Policy Council is fostering community collaboration to build students’ — and families’ — confidence in math.

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Responding to COVID-19: Seven Practices to Guide Funding and Programming
Oct 26
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Family Engagement Digital Media Capacity Building

Responding to COVID-19: Seven Practices to Guide Funding and Programming

STEM Next Opportunity fund reimagines family engagement in the changing environment of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Science Museum Adapts Model to Bring Joy Through STEM to Families Hit Hard by COVID-19
Oct 19
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Afterschool Family Engagement Schools Capacity Building

Science Museum Adapts Model to Bring Joy Through STEM to Families Hit Hard by COVID-19

The New York Hall of Science’s ‘hyper-local’ approach to family engagement builds ‘parents’ agency’ to support their children’s learning in STEM.

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Family Engagement Storytelling Project Stands at the 'Intersection of Media and Educational Justice'
May 19
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Afterschool Family Engagement Digital Media Schools Capacity Building

Family Engagement Storytelling Project Stands at the 'Intersection of Media and Educational Justice'

Cambridge Agenda for Children’s Stories of Family Partnership offer a new approach to building capacity within the out-of-school-time community.

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Engaging and Supporting Families During Distance Learning
May 5
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Early Childhood Education Family Engagement Schools Capacity Building

Engaging and Supporting Families During Distance Learning

Learn more from GFRP’s Christina Simpson about what families want to know during times of uncertainty.

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GFRP logo with Twitter hashtag One Global Family
Apr 28
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Family Engagement Capacity Building

Sharing a Continued Commitment to Family Engagement

A letter from GFRP staff regarding continued priorities for family engagement.

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People standing around a leader watching them raise up red scissors
Dec 19
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Family Engagement Schools Capacity Building

Schools Drive Positive Change Through Parent-Teacher Relationships

The design-thinking process can be a step toward learning more about the real barriers that keep families from engaging in their children’s education.

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Balance of Power
Nov 12
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Family Engagement Schools Capacity Building

Balance of Power

As schools grow more racially diverse, D.C. nonprofit Kindred gives parents a place to tackle bias and be equal partners in improving opportunities for all students.

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