More than two years into the pandemic, family engagement has taken on a whole new meaning in education. Parents (this one included) witnessed firsthand how children were learning, what they were learning, and perhaps what they weren’t learning, which has largely shaped parents’ interaction with schools and teachers.

Yet while parent engagement does not always translate to constructive collaboration, there are ways that it can.


We the Media: Reshaping Family Engagement





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