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Family Involvement News: December 2014

Learn how to engage diverse families, how to provide children quality learning opportunities anywhere, anytime, how to encourage fathers’ engagement in their children’s learning, and much more!

How Organizations Provide Learning Opportunities for Children and Families

When considering a concept like anywhere, anytime learning, don’t forget about the important role that organizations play in supporting outcomes for both children and families.

50 Years of Family Engagement in Head Start

Learn how Head Start’s vision for family engagement has evolved over 50 years and how its efforts have advanced this vision to the broader field.

Understanding Parental Views of School Climate: Frequently Asked Questions About a New Survey Tool

Are you interested in measuring parental views of school climate? Then explore this new school climate survey designed especially for parents!

Five Professional Development Resources That Promote Family Engagement

How can organizations help professionals partner effectively with families around children’s learning? Five of our favorite resources on professional development promoting family engagement can show you how.

A Strong Start for Family Engagement in Massachusetts

Massachusetts’s innovative use of Race to the Top funds is creating a robust statewide family engagement system with cross-sector collaboration at its core.

Bibliography of Family Involvement Research Published in 2013

Bibliography of Family Involvement Research Published in 2012

Supporting Ongoing, Constructive, and Meaningful Conversations About Student’s Progress

Plan for your upcoming parent-teacher conferences and beyond! Use our list of five of our favorite resources to support ongoing conversations about each student’s progress.

The Transition to Afterschool: One City’s Approach to Connecting Young Children and Their Families to Learning and Enrichment Opportunities—Part Two

Do you want to create a resource to help families connect their young children to afterschool programs? Watch this video to learn one city’s approach!

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Published by Harvard Family Research Project