School districts continually reexamine how families and communities can support students' academic success. Even in the best schools it is hard to create and sustain family programs that focus on achievement for all students.
Answer These Questions:
How do family and community activities contribute to high academic standards and expectations for all students?
How do teachers build relationships with families and the community to offer each child the strongest foundation for learning?
Do you find there are many family and community activities, but no sense of a cohesive plan?
What are the goals and expected outcomes for the activities of each school, family, and community partnership? Who else should be involved?