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Children do better in school when their parents/caregivers are actively involved in their education, research shows. How can busy parents get and stay informed about what’s going on in their children’s classrooms and be more engaged in helping their children succeed?
No one can answer these questions better than you – the parents/caregivers; the educators; the counselors; and the students themselves.
YourPBC.org invites you to share your ideas, thoughts, and recommendations below and in our polls on the homepage. Please share your expertise, what has worked for you that may be valuable to other parents/teachers/counselors and students like you. Feel free to submit your own article offering suggestions on ways to engage more families in education.
We’ve reached a crossroads in our children’s education in Palm Beach County as in the rest of the country. Parents, even the most dedicated ones have more demands in their lives than ever. But ensuring their children’s school success through involvement remains of paramount importance. How can and should parents stay informed about their children’s school work, after-school activities? Give us your thoughts in the articles below that explore solutions.
Does your child’s school do a good job of keeping you informed about how he/she is doing? Many schools struggle with defining and measuring meaningful parental involvement. Sound off in the articles below on what schools can do to attract more parents into classrooms and be more attentive to their children’s homework.
Thousands of students drop out of school every single day in the U.S. As a student, what are your responsibilities for your school performance? What can parents/caregivers and teachers do to help you?We invite you to offer your opinions in the articles below.
There are numerous experts on the role of parents and their involvement in schools and educating their children. YourPBC.org is sharing some of their blogs/articles to provide more context to our debate.