How parent engagement is directly linked to student outcomes and what we’re doing about it.
10 million children in the U.S. are being left behind in terms of education outcomes
Low-income, minority students perform
Even more than family income, student success depends on partnership between parents, teachers and communities
Parent engagement is
as effective in predicting a student’s success than family’s socio-economic status
Parent engagement is shown to drive...
High school graduation rates
But in low-income communities, parent engagement is lower by as much as 50% due to…
School information is being communicated via internet, but 48% of families don’t have internet access
1 in 5 students are born to immigrant parents, many of them who don’t speak English and did not go to school in the US
Time, education, perception and bias about families and schools
To make parent engagement easier for low-income, diverse families by:
1.parents with their children’s teachers and with each other
2.the capacity of educators to effectively partner with parents
3.parents on how best to support their children’s learning at home