Parents in poor communities do care about their children’s schooling. Here’s how to get them involved is an interesting article at The Hechinger Report.
Here’s how it begins:
Let no educator, parent or advocate ever say parents don’t care about how their children do in school. Most really do, and given the right chance, will do all they can to help.
Here in the heart of the nation’s poorest region, in a historic but partially destitute town, parents are gathering regularly to chart a course for better schools, a better community and better lives for their families.