Report: How Do Families Matter? Understanding how families strengthen their children's educational achievement
Report » How Do Families Matter? Understanding how families strengthen their children's educational achievement
Foundation for Child Development
"Journalist Dale Russakoff, in her essay for this Annual Report, charts the course of requirements for parent involvement in successive reauthorizations of Title I, the largest federal education program aimed, for the last 45 years, at narrowing the achievement gap between children from more affluent and from low-income families.Russakoff examines the evidence for whether the vast range of efforts by schools to comply with federal requirements to engage parents have lead to better achievement for their children."