Our annual member survey results are in, and we're so proud that families feel supported by our work. But as always, we're asking: How can we do better?
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Schools Shouldn't Leave Out Families with Little Formal Education. These Teachers Have Ideas for Doing Better.
Parents with limited formal education themselves are often excluded from conversations with their children's schools—but schools can and should do more to proactively include these families. Three veteran teachers share their strategies for doing better.
New Orleans Navigator and former teacher Alyssa Owens considers how teachers can break down communication barriers with families.
Act 547 requires schools to make key pieces of information more accessible to parents. We put ourselves in a parent's shoes to find out how well the new law is working.
Why do so many parents think their children are doing fine in school, when so many of them aren’t? Maybe it's because the information they receive about student progress is a ridiculous mess.
The entire process of communicating the progress of individual students to their families is a mess.
Taking a few basic steps now can help schools meet the new law's requirements and ensure families are getting the information they need.