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Moving from communication to engagement

Written by Paige D.   Welcoming students and families back to school is the first and most important task of the year. The impact this first impression has on relationships, […]

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Dr. Karen Mapp, America’s Foremost Expert on Family Engagement, to Serve as Advisor to TalkingPoints

San Francisco, California (March 15, 2023) — Today TalkingPoints announced that Dr. Karen Mapp, a prominent education scholar in the field of family engagement, will support TalkingPoints as an advisor […]

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Higher scores, lower absenteeism: Read the research

By Kevin Fosnacht, Ph.D. As our CEO and Founder Heejae Lim recently said in her TED Talk:   “A parent is a child’s first teacher and children spend 80% of […]

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Growing Recognition of Family Engagement’s Role in Student Success… and of TalkingPoints

Photo by Ryan Lash, TED, 2022. The movement to strengthen family-school connections is rapidly gaining momentum across the country. Don’t take our word for it. In a major address delivered […]

TalkingPoints receives transformational gift from MacKenzie Scott

San Francisco, California, March, 24, 2022 — TalkingPoints, a nonprofit dedicated to removing systemic barriers to family engagement in education, today announced it has received a $10 million gift from […]

TalkingPoints CEO Selected as a TED Fellow

Heejae Lim is the sole education leader selected to present at TED2022 San Francisco,California (February 22, 2022) — Today, TalkingPoints, a nonprofit working to remove systemic barriers to family engagement, […]