TITLE

NEA Fosters Family-School-Community Collaboration

PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
NEA Today;Spring2012, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the collaboration between the National Education Association (NEA) and "Parenting" magazine to publish “Family-School-Community Partnerships 2.0,” a set of guidelines for teachers on how to involve parents in their children’s education. The article describes the Parent Teacher Home Visit Project, in which teachers are trained to visit their students’ homes to promote parent-teacher relationships and encourage student achievement.
ACCESSION #
75044243

 

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