Tag: Family & Community Engagement

What Do Parents Want Educators to Know as Students Return to School in the Fall?

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What Do Parents Want Educators to Know as Students Return to School in the Fall?

Last year brokedown communication between students, educators, and parents, leaving us in the dark of how students experienced the pandemic and its repercussions. How do we create safe spaces for students who are experiencing financial hardship, racial tension, or fear of ongoing domestic terrorism?

Sebastian Jackson

High School Redesign

Sebastian Jackson

Roland Martin

Beyond High School Graduation

Roland Martin

Bill Bynum

High School Redesign

Bill Bynum

School and Community Partnerships

High School Redesign

Ways to Build School-Community Partnerships | Why XQ

This RI School Places Families at the Center of the School "Ensemble"

High School Redesign

This RI School Places Families at the Center of the School "Ensemble"

Supporting students go beyond the four walls of a school, and it requires families and schools working together. Here's how one school is doing just that.

This School Is Giving Families Meaningful Options as They Reopen. You Should Too.

High School Redesign

This School Is Giving Families Meaningful Options as They Reopen. You Should Too.

This high school in Brooklyn knows the families they serve. Here’s how they’re working with those families to ensure every student succeeds this fall.

The Relationship Between Parental and Family Involvement and Student Success

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The Relationship Between Parental and Family Involvement and Student Success

Research shows when families take a role in a students education, it sets them up for success. Learn how you can play your part.

How Museums are Engaging with Students Remotely

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How Museums are Engaging with Students Remotely

Education today looks radically different than before the pandemic. Museums are no exception to this. Here's how museums across the country have pivoted to serve students.

Tips on How to Choose a High School From a Former Principal

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Tips on How to Choose a High School From a Former Principal

Choosing a high school for your student might seem like a daunting choice. Here's what one former school leader recommends when faced with the decision.

Community of Practice: What is it, how to run one, and why does it matter?

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Community of Practice: What is it, how to run one, and why does it matter?

Communities of practice are groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly. Learn how the power of convening can help rethink high school.

School lunch programs fill an essential gap for students: Here’s why we need to do more

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School lunch programs fill an essential gap for students: Here’s why we need to do more

For millions of hungry students, back-to-school also means a guaranteed meal. Here's how we can support our students in need.

How the Born This Way Foundation is supporting communities affected by mass shootings

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How the Born This Way Foundation is supporting communities affected by mass shootings

"We cannot turn away from ourselves. We cannot turn away from our loved ones. We need each other. Don’t turn away.”

How to Engage Community Partners

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How to Engage Community Partners

Local businesses, nonprofits, and government agencies can play a valuable role in your school culture and student success. Here's how to attract and engage community partners.

School Fundraising 2.0

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School Fundraising 2.0

Schools everywhere turn to fundraising to make their schools sustainable. Here are some tips beyond bake sales to help your school's fundraising efforts.

Want to Prepare Students for the Workforce? Let Them Lead.

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Want to Prepare Students for the Workforce? Let Them Lead.

This teen center learned a lot in the past 20 years about how to empower students to learn and lead. Here's what you can learn from them.

These High School Students Are Learning From Local Businesses Instead Of Textbooks

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These High School Students Are Learning From Local Businesses Instead Of Textbooks

This school in Indiana is partnering with businesses so that their students can solve real-world problems. Here's how they're doing it.

Four Practical Steps to Deepen School & Community Connections

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Four Practical Steps to Deepen School & Community Connections

The answer to rethinking high school might be within your community. Here are how four schools connect students with their communities.

Seven ways you can help support students and high schools in your community

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Seven ways you can help support students and high schools in your community

Even if you're not an educator, parent, or student, you can still get involved and make an impact to high schools in your community. Here are seven ways you can do just that.

These girls are using their love of science to bridge international borders.

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These girls are using their love of science to bridge international borders.

Not only are the Chicas helping to close the gender gap in STEM, but they’re also creating leaders in a marginalized community. Find out how.

Students are encouraged to fail in this brilliant business program for kids.

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Students are encouraged to fail in this brilliant business program for kids.

This program gives students the opportunity to be entrepreneurs and learn through failure. Learn how these students were able to fail forward.

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