Learning First Alliance Calls For Family Engagement Priority

Today, the Learning First Alliance, a partnership of 17 national education associations representing over ten million parents, educators and policymakers, released a statement calling for the Obama Administration to make family engagement a higher priority in its education plans.

You can read the statement at the Public School Insights blog
. Here are a couple of lines from it:

“The Elementary and Secondary Education Act should make family engagement a stronger priority.”

“The President’s blueprint for ESEA reauthorization contains only glancing references to the importance of parents and lacks a compelling vision for how the federal government can support family engagement.”

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