EdWeek writer Whitney Henderson recently took a stab at putting this problem into words. That is the real struggle for many of us. When we see effective Parent Engagement, we know it. Explaining what it is and teaching others how to do it is another thing. And then there's the "why does it really matter" part.
This article will provide you with clear language and examples to use in your stakeholder meetings, systems change work and in training family leaders. Make sure you scroll all the way to the bottom and watch the short video. Beyond its helpful content, it might provide you with some ideas of how to frame your own data points.
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