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NAFSCE is co-hosting a convening for members with the US Department of Education entitled Family Engagement from…

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Mobilizing Leadership to Support Family Engagement

by Lacy Wood

We have long recognized the critical importance of strong leadership in education.  Having an influential,…

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NAFSCE and Dept of Ed to Co-Host Event Sept 21

NAFSCE is excited to co-host a convening for members with the US Department of Education entitled Family…

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How can we make a difference for families by shifting from parent involvement to family engagement?

By Jacqueline Muñiz

Every August and September, I get a little nostalgic, even sentimental, about the first…

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Students do better in school when their parents are engaged.

Research from national experts and insights from practitioners confirm the powerful effect of family engagement on children’s learning. Simply put, when parents are truly engaged, children learn more.

Dr. Joyce Epstein and her colleagues find that the best predictor of whether parents are engaged is what schools and teachers do to encourage and support that involvement. (Dauber and Epstein, 1993)

NAFSCE is committed to shining light on high-impact practices that build the capacity of educators and families together to promote children’s learning and development.

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