Today, the Department of Education released what they call a new “Parent and Community Engagement Framework.”
To tell you the truth, I’m not really sure what that means, but it can’t hurt for them to place a more public emphasis on parent engagement.
Of the documents they’re sharing, I think most people will find the Partners In Education report the most useful. It shares some good case studies.
People should keep in mind what Karen Mapp, one of the primary authors of the document (and one of the people I most respect in the parent engagement field) says as related in this tweet:
— Joe Mazza (@Joe_Mazza) April 9, 2014