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This paper provides an in-depth look at how OST programs have embraced a learning-centered approach to family engagement in OST. The paper ends with suggestions for how OST programs can adopt learning-centered family engagement strategies in their own work.
This manual developed in a partnership between Bostnet and the Harvard Family Research Center provides a multifacted definition of family engagement, provides research on the benefits of family engagement as well as three case studies of afterschool programs that are engaging parents.
Developed by SEDL, this provides a framework for designing family engagement initiatives that build capacity among educators and families to partner with one another around student success. It is designed to act as a scaffold for the development of family engagement strategies, policies, and programs.
The final report of a pilot program to better engage families in Out-of-School Time Programs.