Articles about parent involvement


Importance of Parent Engagement & Ways To Facilitate It

Last updated: 04/01/2020

Parent engagement has a positive impact in any child’s life. While the nature of the child and the company s/he stays in matters significantly, it is from home that young people...

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How to Keep Students Safe While They are Online - The Tech Edvocate

Last updated: 03/22/2020

Today’s students are surrounded by technology at school and at home. According to Common Sense Media, over 92% of youth interact online daily. Children and teens spend more time...

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Should Parents Intervene When The Coach Is Being Unfair?

Last updated: 03/16/2020

My daughter's soccer coach told her he is concerned about putting her on the varsity team, a team with minimal talent at best, because of her size. She has a runners build and...

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The Science of Families

Last updated: 02/16/2020

Developmental psychologist Shauna Cooper studies the cultural and contextual factors that contribute to positive youth development. Throughout her career, UNC-Chapel Hill...

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Making It Work: How Working Parents Are Changing What It Means To Be

Last updated: 12/31/2019

Editor’s Note: This story wasoriginally publishedon Shared Justice, and is part of theTime to Careseries. This week’s Time to Carearticleis a special feature, originally...

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Are parents missing from schools or are they being pushed out? - The Edvocate

Last updated: 12/03/2019

**The Edvocate is pleased to publish guest posts as way to fuel important conversations surrounding P-20 education in America. The opinions contained within guest posts are...

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Pause and effect: On defunding parental engagement initiatives in education - Behind the Numbers

Last updated: 11/16/2019

Family engagement is so important in a child’s education. But it’s much easier for some families than for others, for reasons that often, though not always, play out along...

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More district schools offer full-time virtual programs

Last updated: 09/13/2019

More district schools offer full-time virtual programs By Mia Mamone For Oklahoma Watch 12 hrs ago 1 of 2 Vander Brungardt-Davis, 10, works on classes on his tablet at an...

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