Fostering Stronger Family-School Partnerships

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In the intricate tapestry of a child’s educational journey, the role of families is irreplaceable. Research consistently highlights the significance of family engagement in a child’s academic and personal development. However, it’s crucial to rethink our approach to family engagement. Instead of doing things “to” families, let’s shift our perspective to doing things “with” families […]

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Partners With ThinK-12 to Enhance Family Recruitment, Engagement, And Retention

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New partnership uses family engagement technology to drive interest and awareness for M-DCPS schools. How families perceive and talk about your school is more important than ever.” — Peter Kraft, CEO MIAMI, FL, USA, August 11, 2023/ — ThinK-12 today announced a partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) to provide the company’s ThinK-12 Families […]

Collaborative Leadership within Community Schools

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Collaborative leadership plays a crucial role in the success and effectiveness of community schools. By bringing together various stakeholders, such as educators, parents, community members, and local organizations, collaborative leadership creates an environment that supports the holistic development of students. This article explores the significance of collaborative leadership within a community schools model and provides […]

Family and Community Engagement within Community Schools

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In an increasingly complex and diverse educational landscape, fostering strong partnerships between schools, families, and communities has become paramount. With their comprehensive approach to education, community schools provide an ideal framework for implementing effective family and community engagement initiatives. This article explores practical strategies for building meaningful connections between schools, families, and communities within the […]

Expanded Learning Time within Community Schools

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In today’s rapidly changing world, providing quality education is more important than ever. While traditional school hours may not always be sufficient to meet the diverse needs of students, implementing expanded learning time and opportunities within a community schools model can help bridge this gap. Community schools can create a comprehensive learning ecosystem that maximizes […]

Integrated Student Supports within Community Schools

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Education is not just about textbooks and classrooms; it is a holistic experience that requires comprehensive support systems to nurture students’ overall well-being. Integrated student supports within a community schools model have gained recognition as an effective approach to addressing the diverse needs of students. This model aims to foster academic success, social-emotional development, and […]

Community Schools and the Role of Family Engagement

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Education is the cornerstone of a thriving society, and community schools have emerged as a transformative approach to education that goes beyond academics. These schools serve as hubs of support, fostering holistic development by addressing the diverse needs of students and their families. At the heart of the community school model lie four pillars: integrated […]

Supporting Family-School Collaboration with AI

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In today’s fast-paced digital era, educational institutions are harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) technology to improve communication and collaboration with families. Recognizing the vital role that parents and guardians play in a child’s education, schools are leveraging AI-driven solutions to bridge the gap between home and school. By implementing innovative tools and platforms, […]

Customer Service in Schools

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The importance of customer service in schools cannot be overstated. Treating families as customers and prioritizing their needs and expectations has numerous benefits for students, families, teachers, schools, and districts. By implementing effective customer service strategies, schools can create a welcoming and inclusive environment, improve communication channels, personalize engagement, promote family involvement, embrace continuous improvement, […]

Community Schools Fostering Connection

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In recent years, community schools have emerged as a transformative approach to education, focusing on academic achievement and holistic development. These schools serve as epicenters of community engagement, offering a wide range of services and programs that foster meaningful connections between parents, school staff, and community leaders. By embracing the community school model, educational institutions […]

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