“Empower teachers, engage parents”

Education leader: Empower teachers, engage parents is the headline of an article that appeared yesterday in the Reno Gazette-Journal. It’s describing a meeting of 600 teachers from the National Education Association.

Here’s an excerpt focusing on speaker NEA Vice-President Lily Eskelsen:

Bringing parents into the school improvement process is vital, she said, noting that means more than having a parent volunteer for a field trip.

“Engagement means you listen to them,” Eskelsen said.

The article is worth a look.

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