These strategies, training resources, and more help improve the performance of students of low socioeconomic status by preventing their misidentification as learning disabled and supporting school-readiness skills.

The Importance of Strong School-Home Relationships in Educating Low SES Children

The importance of strong school-home relationships in educating low SES children

Experts agree, and we do, too, that effective education involves three critical groups: dedicated educators (principals and teachers), involved parents, and motivated children. As a principal, you know that you and your teachers are dedicated to the education enterprise and trained to teach and motivate your students while they're in your care. But the students are only in your building 15% of the time at best. “How can I get parents more involved in their children's education?” has to be one of the most frequently asked questions whenever educators get together. Based on both our own experience and our observations of schools that are ...

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