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Home–School Partnerships in LGBTQ-Parent Families

The entry starts by defining home–school partnerships and describing the factors in such partnerships that promote academic, social, emotional, and psychological well-being among students. Next, the entry highlights the inequality in home–school partnerships among diverse families, which creates systemic barriers that prevent positive partnerships with LGBTQ-parent families. Then, this entry provides an overview of the positive and negative factors in home–school partnerships with LGBTQ-parent families. The entry concludes with recommendations for working with this diverse and marginalized population and a description of the limitations in research and practice when it comes to fully understanding home–school partnerships in LGBTQ-parent families.

Defining Home–School Partnerships

While research on home–school partnerships has been explored for decades now, there are different definitions for what this term encompasses. For example, some studies have ...

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