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

Everything Is Awesome! Reflections from a Whirlwind Journey to the LEGO Idea Conference 2019
Apr 22
Blog

Family Engagement Schools

Everything Is Awesome! Reflections from a Whirlwind Journey to the LEGO Idea Conference 2019

GFRP’s Margaret Caspe shares her reflections on the 2019 LEGO Idea Conference in Billund, Denmark.

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

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
Blog

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
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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