New Resource to Support Children’s Learning and School Success
Feb 12
Blog

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
Research Publication

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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Sustaining a Human-Centered Design Approach to Engaging Families
Feb 6
Blog

Early Childhood Education Family Engagement Professional Learning

Sustaining a Human-Centered Design Approach to Engaging Families

This guest blog post by Sheetal Singh is the second in a two-part series about the Early Learning Lab’s Parent Innovation Institute.

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Community Relationships to Build Family Access to STEM Learning
Jan 29
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Family Engagement Afterschool

Community Relationships to Build Family Access to STEM Learning

The STAR Library Network team shares tips and ideas for using community dialogues to raise up family and community voice and build partnerships in designing STEM-related library services. 

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Public Libraries Engage Families in STEM
Jan 21
Policy Brief

Libraries Family Engagement Policy Research

Public Libraries Engage Families in STEM

In this policy brief, we examine and provide examples of the ways that public libraries have become invaluable partners in supporting family STEM learning.

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Public Libraries Engage Families in STEM
Jan 21
Video

Libraries Family Engagement Policy Research

Public Libraries Engage Families in STEM

Want to hear about the key findings from our policy brief, "Public Libraries Engage Families in STEM?" Check out this highlight video.

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Remake Learning: A Catalyst for Family Engagement
Dec 6
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Family Engagement Afterschool

Remake Learning: A Catalyst for Family Engagement

This post by Gregg Behr, co-chair of Remake Learning and executive director of the Grable Foundation, highlights parent engagement as a catalyst for development.

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Listen Up: We Can Bridge the STEM Divide with Family Engagement Strategies that Empower
Nov 20
Blog

Family Engagement Research

Listen Up: We Can Bridge the STEM Divide with Family Engagement Strategies that Empower

STEM Next Opportunity Fund responds to GFRP's paper commissioned by the Carnegie Corporation of NY highlighting the importance of family engagement in STEM learning.  

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Seven Research-based Ways Families Promote Early Learning
Nov 20
Video

Family Engagement Early Childhood Education

Seven Research-based Ways Families Promote Early Learning

We partnered with Ready Rosie and Abriendo Puertas to bring you a video highlighting our seven research-based ways families support early literacy.

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Using Case Studies in a Family-School Partnering Course
Nov 20
Blog

Family Engagement Schools Professional Learning

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
Blog

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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