Growing Your School Community for Success
Successful and innovative schools have well-implemented, goal-oriented programs and practices of family and community involvement; conducts effective communications from school-to-home and from home-to-school about school programs and student progress; involves families with their children on curriculum-related activities and decisions; attract students and families who truly want to be present and engaged.
Tools and Best Practices
Research and Involvement Activities on Goals for Student Success from the National Network of Partnership Schools. SAMPLER: FAMILY AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN READING Make Partnerships Part of the Story
Ted Fujimoto and his Right to Succeed Organization describes a vision of Dream Schools: Every neighborhood needs modern DREAM SCHOOLS that prepare students for a successful life. Schools need to be engaging not boring, relevant not disconnected, and they should expect and support high level performance. They need to provide rich learning experiences in science, technology, engineering, arts and math.
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Blogs, Social Media, and eNews
Everything After the Bell: Zaahah is a unique K-12 platform designed to build community, manage extracurricular activities and enable safe online discovery. Zaahah is an invitation-only platform for schools and related associations to foster community engagement. Zaahah’s social tools facilitate involvement and meaningful discovery on all users. You can request more information by completing the form to the right.
What the Research Says
The Nation Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University conducted studies to increase an understanding of the nature and effects of school, family, and community partnerships and to improve policies and programs of family and community involvement at the school, district, and state levels.
Their Findings and More is Found HERE
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