Category: School (K-12) Research
As part of STEM Next Opportunity Fund’s Family Engagement Project, this white paper was released to support leaders in the field to best connect with families. The paper reviews promising STEM opportunities for children and their families, in addition to offering recommendations to make such opportunities more inclusive.
In a comprehensive study of more than 27,000 parents from across the globe, the Varkey Foundation set out to discover the hopes, fears and aspirations of parents in 29 countries.
Teachers and other school staff visit homes in Washington, D.C.
Continuous engagement efforts of schools to engage families in literacy campaigns have proven effective for districts across the United States.
Global review of programs “that prepare students from immigrant backgrounds to be active and empowered actors in the multicultural, global contexts of their receiving nations.”
Traditional reporting methods to parents, including report cards and parent-teacher conferences, need to be re-examined.
A longitudinal study summary of three factors affecting newcomer immigrants’ academic trajectories. Using the stories of immigrant youth, the authors reviews the failures of existing methods and frameworks provided in the field.
A longitudinal study looking at the three key elements of school readiness: academic preparedness, ability to pay attention and socioemotional skills. Early math skills proved the strongest predictor of all three.
A six part survey and user guide with examples and lessons learned from a pilot study within a seven-district cross-sector collaborative initiative. The research uses an equitable data approach to give priority to equity in the data collection methods and analysis.
This guide walks through six standards to build successful family-school-community partnerships. A review of each standard and its relevance, tips to support implementation and success stories are included for each standard.