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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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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From Our Subscribers: Using a Family Engagement Tool
Apr 29
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Family Engagement Schools Research Capacity Building

From Our Subscribers: Using a Family Engagement Tool

Educators, families, researchers and others are finding multiple uses for a new GFRP-PTA tool highlighting five powerful ways schools and families can work together to support students' success.

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It Opened My Eyes: Perspectives from Teaching a Leadership Course on Family and Community Partnerships
Mar 14
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Family Engagement Schools

It Opened My Eyes: Perspectives from Teaching a Leadership Course on Family and Community Partnerships

Jenny Tuten from Hunter College School of Education describes what she has learned from teaching a new leadership course on family-school- and community relationships. 

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Enhancing Achievement through Family and Community Relationships
Mar 14
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Family Engagement Schools Research

Enhancing Achievement through Family and Community Relationships

These abstracts showcase student work from a doctoral course at Hunter College School of Education-The City University of New York titled, "Enhancing Achievement through Family and Community Relationships."

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New Resource to Support Children’s Learning and School Success
Feb 12
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Schools Family Engagement Research

New Resource to Support Children’s Learning and School Success

Developed from the report titled “Joining Together to Create a Bold Vision for Next-Generation Family Engagement,” GFRP and the National PTA have created a resource to support more equitable and effective approaches to family, school, and community partnerships.

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Why Family Engagement Matters for Student and School Success
Feb 12
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Family Engagement Schools Research

Why Family Engagement Matters for Student and School Success

Our latest report highlights the five ways families, teachers, schools and communities can work together to support children’s learning and school success.

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Using Case Studies in a Family-School Partnering Course
Nov 20
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Family Engagement Schools Capacity Building

Using Case Studies in a Family-School Partnering Course

Case studies are a powerful way to prepare educators for family engagement. Learn how Darcy Hutchins at University of Denver uses them in her courses. 

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Meeting the Challenge of Next-Generation Family Engagement by Changing Mindsets
Oct 23
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Family Engagement Schools Research

Meeting the Challenge of Next-Generation Family Engagement by Changing Mindsets

Learn how changing mindsets can help to ensure all families are meaningfully engaged in building equitable pathways for their children.

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