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Informal Education Series: Building Trust, and Capacity, with Families

This post is about both capacity-building and building trust with families – but I’m going to tackle them in reverse, since that’s...

Informal Education Series: Family Engagement Beyond Difficult Phone Calls

When I began my high school teaching career, I felt moderately confident with lesson and unit planning, creating assessments (formative and summative,...
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Working toward a vision for community schools that work for all students

What can we learn from a decade in the life of two high schools in the same Oakland, CA neighborhood? In one, educators, parents,...

How partnering with your child’s teacher benefits their learning

Partnering with your child's teacher can have a positive impact on their learning--from increased academic success, to instilling a sense of confidence and encouraging...

Starting a meaningful conversation with your child’s teacher

As the school year begins, how can families become more involved in their child's school life? Family engagement is one of the best predictors...

Nominations open for 2018 Family Engagement Recognition Celebration, hosted by PIC & NH Family...

The Parent Information Center (PIC), in collaboration with New Hampshire Family Voices, is sponsoring an annual Family Engagement Recognition Celebration in October. As a...

Family, school, and community engagement can foster social-emotional skills in students

Social and emotional learning (SEL) enhances students' ability to succeed in school, career, and life. SEL has been shown to increase academic achievement scores...

Manchester Proud brings city together to set a shared vision for its schools

A group of Manchester citizens has come together to form an organization that will engage residents, businesses, and community organizations in developing a shared vision...

Board of School Committee endorses Manchester Proud’s strategic planning proposal

The Manchester Board of School Committee voted unanimously to endorse a proposal from Manchester Proud, a coalition of individuals, local businesses, and education leaders,...

Manchester Proud proposing a “community-centric” school planning process

A coalition of individuals, local businesses, and education leaders are coming together to propose fully funding a "community-centric" strategic planning effort for Manchester schools. The...