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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.

Karen Mapp Reflects on Next Steps for Family Engagement in our Latest NAFSCE News

In this interviewKaren Mapp, professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and NAFSCE Board Member, shares her thoughts on what she considers the next phase of her longtime efforts to improve family engagement in schools: Namely, preparing and persuading every educator to actually do .


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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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Culturally Responsive Family Engagement: Engaging Families of High Need Latino Students

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