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Document Number: 9694

Breaking New Ground: Data Systems Transform Family Engagement in Education - The Harvard Family Research Project and the PTA released a brief calling for more and better use of data to promote families’ engagement in their children’s learning, from early childhood through high school. By providing parents with timely access to data about children’s learning and development that are easy to understand and translate readily into action, educators can integrate family engagement meaningfully into the teaching and learning process. Teachers can have richer discussions with parents during conferences and family members can make more informed decisions at home about how best to support their children. (Harvard Family Research Project, January 2011)...


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