Family Engagement Requirements


State and federal laws require that schools and districts partner with parents to increase student achievement. Mandating reforms that promote family engagement is often easier said than done. Harvard Family Resource Project’s, Beyond Random Acts: Family, School, and Community Engagement as an Integral Part of Education Reform encourages districts and schools to make family engagement a systemic, integrated, and sustained effort aligned to student learning.
School-Parent CompactSchool-Parent Compact
A School-Parent compact is an authentic home-school partnership plan created and signed by teachers, parents, and students who pledge to work together in support of learning and teaching....Read more
Ongoing Policy InvolvementOngoing Policy Involvement
Federal and state policies require schools to partner with families in the education of their children. Research tells us that when schools take an innovative and systemic approach to engage families throughout the year it makes a tremendous difference in student performance....Read more
Parent InvolvementParent Involvement
Articles, resources and tools to help stakeholders make policy and become involved in the parent involvement process....Read more
Building Capacity for InvolvementBuilding Capacity for Involvement
The California Family Engagement Framework states that when parent education is aligned to the Common Core, is content specific, and is integrated into a well-designed family engagement program, it has a “ripple-effect” that creates beneficial conditions that support student ...Read more