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Get Involved: Keeping Tabs On Your Child's Education

Get Involved: Keeping Tabs On Your Child's Education
Channing Bete

You play a big role in your child's education. This means working with your child and his or her school to ensure the best education possible. No matter how old your child is, it's never too late to get involved!
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How to Be Involved in Your Child's Education: A Parent's Handbook

How to Be Involved in Your Child's Education: A Parent's Handbook
Channing Bete

Interactive handbook explains the benefits of parent involvement in education and describes effective ways to make learning an everyday occurrence. Encourages parents to write down their expectations and rules for their child, keep track of important contact information, record questions they may have about school policies, track their child's progress, and more.
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Middle School - Helping Your Child Make The Transition

Middle School - Helping Your Child Make The Transition
Channing Bete

This pamphlet helps parents recognize the critical role they play in their child's transition to middle school, and provides specific tips on supporting learning and growth. With text in both English and Spanish, pamphlet underscores the opportunities and challenges related to middle school, outlines common concerns, encourages parents to take an active role, and more.
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Parent-Teacher Conferences - Tips For Success

Parent-Teacher Conferences - Tips For Success
Channing Bete

This pamphlet offers tips for making the most of parent-teacher conferences. Provides advice on how to prepare, suggestions for questions to ask, and encouragement to follow up on what is discussed.
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Parent-Teacher Conferences: Keeping Tabs On Your Child's Success In School

Parent-Teacher Conferences: Keeping Tabs On Your Child's Success In School
Channing Bete

This guide is a great way to help parents understand the importance of parent-teacher conferences -- and to boost parent involvement! Includes information on how to prepare for a conference, the types of questions they can ask, strategies to maximize the effectiveness of the conference, and ways to maintain communication afterwards.
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Parents with High Expectations: Keys to Success in the Family-School Partnership

Parents with High Expectations: Keys to Success in the Family-School Partnership
Pacer

Years of research show that the more families are actively involved in the education of their children, the more successful the child will be in school and in life. This handout will give you tips for creating a positive and productive partnership with the school.
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School Attendance - Helping Your Child Avoid Truancy

School Attendance - Helping Your Child Avoid Truancy
Channing Bete

This informative pamphlet, with text in both English and Spanish, explains the importance of good school attendance and the key steps parents can take to ensure their child isn't truant. Pamphlet also encourages parents to take action if truancy occurs, and to help students set educational and career goals.
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School-Parent Compacts - Tools For Better Learning

School-Parent Compacts - Tools For Better Learning
Channing Bete

This pamphlet explains school-parent compacts to readers. Answers key questions, including what school-parent compacts are, who bears responsibility, and how all of the participants support them.
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Starting Kindergarten - Help Your Child With School Success

Starting Kindergarten - Help Your Child With School Success
Channing Bete

This informative pamphlet, with text in both English and Spanish, explains the important changes that come with starting kindergarten and the key steps parents can take to ensure their child's readiness. Pamphlet also explains the different skills children will develop in school and the ways that parents can boost them through word and number games, storytelling, the expression of emotions, and more.
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Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child's School

Steps to Success: Communicating with Your Child's School
CADRE

This brochure offers specific communication skills that may be helpful to parents as they develop and maintain partnerships with their child's school. Developed in partnership with the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY).
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Student Attendance - What Parents Need To Know

Student Attendance - What Parents Need To Know
Channing Bete

This pamphlet explains the serious consequences of truancy, outlines the most common reasons students skip school, and discusses ways to nip truancy in the bud.
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Supporting A Positive School Climate: Elementary through High School

Supporting A Positive School Climate: Elementary through High School
Channing Bete

This interactive handbook helps motivate parents to take an active role in building and maintaining a positive school climate. Emphasizes the importance of a positive learning environment, explains the role of social and emotional learning, and provides advice for supporting self-esteem and managing strong emotions.
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Ways to Engage in Your Child's School to Support Student Health and Learning

Ways to Engage in Your Child's School to Support Student Health and Learning
CDC

As a parent, you want your child to do well in school. You also want your child to be healthy and avoid behaviors that are risky or harmful. Through your guidance and support, you can have great influence on your child's health and learning. One way you can show your support is by being involved in your child's school.
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You And Your Child's Success At School

You And Your Child's Success At School
Channing Bete

This pamphlet encourages parents to work with their children on developing academic skills and good study habits. Provides suggestions for creating a learning-supportive home and keeping children motivated. Promotes parent-child communication and parent involvement.
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Your School Responsibilities -- Understanding A Parent's Role

Your School Responsibilities -- Understanding A Parent's Role
Channing Bete

With text in both English and Spanish, this concise title explains why parent involvement matters, encourages building a partnership with teachers and administrators, offers tips on supporting education at home, and urges prioritizing good behavior and attendance. Also emphasizes the benefits of ongoing communication and setting clear expectations.
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