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Parent Involvement in Education
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October 21, 2009
Parents Design L.A. Parent Involvement Model
In 2009, the Los Angeles Unified School District launched a new model for parent involvement that specifically addresses the needs of "parents of color with kids who ...
January 15, 2009
Project Play is an initiative to inspire families and neighborhoods to play traditional backyard games like "Follow the Leader," "Treasure Hunt," or "Kick the ...
January 13, 2009
Create-Your-Own Tables: Pre-Elementary Ed Longitudinal Study
The National Center for Special Education Research has released a dynamic website that lets the public generate tables and comparisons using data from the ...
July 2, 2008
Evaluation Exchange: Building the Future of Family Involvement
The Spring 2008 issue of Evaluation Exchange from the Harvard Family Research Project looks at promising practices in family involvement.
February 19, 2008
Parent Involvement Matters
Parent Involvement Matters.Org provides free resources and information to schools, parents, and trainers working to increase parent involvement in education.
October 2, 2007
ParentingTeensOnline is a free monthly e-magazine for parents of teens ages 12-19. It offers practical, expert-guided advice and support on teen health, media and ...
April 24, 2006
An Expert Prediction: Parents Face Long Odds in Supreme Court Case on Special Education
Pete Wright, an attorney with decades of experience in special education lawand his own memories of standing up before the U.S. Supreme Court to argue a ...
March 14, 2006
Community-Based Learning: Engaging Students for Success and Citizenship
Research shows that as many as 60 percent of students are "chronically disengaged" from school.
January 30, 2006
Detroit's Tough Times Spur Effort to Help Schools
The national spotlight is shining on Detroit, as Superbowl XL roars into town. But after the glitz and glitter are gone, nearly half of the children in this ...
December 13, 2005
Stir It Up Campaign in Schools
Research shows that children who don't have healthy eating habits have lower test scores, increased absenteeism, difficulty concentrating and lower energy levels. ...
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