Part of PA Comprehensive Literacy
The sweeping legislation know as No Child Left Behind emphasizes the important of active parental involvement in students' academic learning through regular and meaningful two-way communication with the school. This Learning Path provides practical, research-based strategies and best practices for encouraging parents to become full partners in their child(ren)'s education. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan emphasizes that purposeful family engagement—from cradle to career—can create an educational system in which students and parents feel connected and teachers feel supported.
This Learning Path consists of five sections:
Section 1: The Challenge
Section 2: Opportunity Conditions
Section 3: Policy and Program Goals
Section 4: Family and Staff Capacity Outcomes
Section 5: Action Planning