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To advance high-impact policies and practices for family, school, and community engagement
to promote child development and improve student achievement.

Study reveals public school family engagement lags behind others

The body of research continues to grow in support of family and community engagement as an essential element of child development programs and school improvement strategies. In this issue of NAFSCE News, we highlight three new studies, including one from the scholars at Rice University, a parent learning program tested in the U.K., and the pilot of a new set of tools called Family Playlists.
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Students do better when their families are engaged

Research from national experts and insights from practitioners confirm the powerful effect of family engagement on children’s learning. Simply put, when parents are truly engaged, children learn more.

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