Posts Tagged ‘Parent Engagement’

A New Initiative for Family Engagement

We are thrilled to be piloting a new texting program in collaboration with our national affiliate, Raising A Reader, and the Ready4K team. This three-year pilot will provide families enrolled in our Red Book Bag program with fun facts and easy tips to help their children grow directly to their phones. Ready4K is an evidence-based…

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Parent Engagement in Education: Advantage or buzz phrase?

A recent article on Education.com, “Family Involvement: A Key Ingredient in Children’s Reading Success,” by Laura J. Colker, Ed.D., provides a concise summary of research showing the long-term impacts of parent engagement of children’s academic success. The importance of parent involvement has become widely accepted; what this article highlights, though, is worth repeating. While we…

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