Family Engagement: Articles & Research

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Bringing Families Into the Out-of-School Time

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.

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Engaging with Families in Out of School Time

Engaging with Families in Out of School Time

A newsletter by the Harvard Family Research Center that describes criteria for evaluating parent engagement in out-of-school time parents.

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Focus on Families! How to Build and Support Family-Centered Practices in After School

Focus on Families! How to Build and Support Family-Centered Practices in After School

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.

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Partners in Education A Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family–School Partnerships

Partners in Education A Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family–School Partnerships

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.

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Report - A Family Engagement Initiative Pilot in School-Based Afterschool Programs

Report: A Family Engagement Initiative Pilot in School-Based Afterschool Programs

The final report of a pilot program to better engage families in Out-of-School Time Programs.

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