March’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

Districts Turn to Social Media, But Parents Prefer Emails, Calls, and Texts is from Ed Week.

Comparing what parents and the public—and Democrats and Republicans—want from schools is from Brookings.

Talking with—Not Just to—Kids Powers How They Learn Language is from Scientific American.

Back-and-forth exchanges boost children’s brain response to language is from MIT News.

Want scientifically literate students? Start with their parents. is from Brookings.

Half of Parents Not ‘Very Confident’ They Can Support Children’s Science Learning is from Ed Week.

Helping your kids with homework doesn’t always pay off, says the largest-ever survey of parents is from Quartz.

February’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two

February’s (2018) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part One

December’s (2017) Useful Parent Engagement Resources – Part Two

I’m trying to clear out a backlog of resources to share before the end of the year.

Here are a few final parent engagement ones for 2017:

Some LA parents say paperwork and new fees are forcing them to quit volunteering at their schools and jeopardizing extracurricular programs is from the LA Schools Report.

It takes a family: Lessons from Portland’s work to better involve parents in schools is from The Bangor Daily News.

Home visits, surveys, personalized meetings key to boosting parent engagement is from Education Dive.

Study: Public schools aren’t participating in family/community engagement is from NY Amsterdam News.

Study: Community engagement key to parent satisfaction. But public schools are falling behind. is from Trust Ed.

Education leaders still trying to problem-shoot new law that affects volunteers is from The Nevada Independent.

Could Giving Parents Homework Help Students? Schools Try ‘Family Playlists’ is from Ed Surge.