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

Balance of Power
Nov 12
Blog

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
Blog

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
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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