Engagement Ideas for Disengaged Parents

March 2010
Principal;Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p66
The article discusses difficulties in engaging busy and overwhelmed parents in their children's school and presents suggestions for overcoming them. These include providing food and child care at meetings and having fewer but high-quality family events, such as performances and nights devoted to literacy, mathematics or science. It recommends giving parents the state standards and materials to work on at home.


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