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Family-School Partnerships: Information And Approaches For Educators

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[Source: NASP]

By Stacy Callender, MA, & Annie Hansen, MA
University of Minnesota

Educators across the nation have long declared the importance of family involvement in children’s
education. Considering the large amount of time children spend outside of school, up to 87% of waking
hours, it is easy to see how families have a profound impact on children’s educational lives. Families
dramatically influence the degree to which children are engaged in school and how they identify
themselves as learners. A strong family-school partnership will improve both academic and behavioral
outcomes for children.

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