Families work together with caregivers & teachers to create an atmosphere that strengthens learning both at the program & in the home. It includes the many ways that family members can influence children's education.
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Improved School Attendance
Improved Student Sense of Well-being
Improved Student Behavior
Better Parent & Student Perceptions of Classroom & School Climate
Readiness to Complete Homework
Higher Educational Aspirations Among Students & Parents
Better Student Grades
Increased Educational Productivity & Time That Parents & Students Spend Together
Greater Parent Satisfaction With Teachers
Effective Forms of Communication:
School-home & home-school communication for school programs, child's progress, registration, etc.
Regular teacher-parent conferences
Information translated in home language to assist families
Schedules posted, calendars, memos, newsletters, etc.
Assist all families in establishing home environments that support children as students:
Parent education & other parent courses, tips, & training (GED, college credit, family literacy, etc.)
Family support programs assisting with health, nutrition, etc.
Transition school visits (pre-school, elementary, middle, & high school)
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