Overview

Families and educators share responsibility to ensure children’s success in school.

With authentic partnerships, schools encourage and extend the many ways families support children’s learning in the home, school, and community.

Global Family Research Project

● Helps districts and schools to transform their systems and practices for continuous improvement in family engagement.

● Advocates for an intentional focus on family engagement and partnerships as part of teacher and administrator preparation programs.

● Identifies key strategic areas where family engagement can have the greatest impact on children’s development and education.

Featured Resources

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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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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