July 25, 2012 by Cindy Long
This article outlines six of the most common communication challenges between educators and parents, as reported by a recent Parenting/NEA survey, along with NEA member-tested solutions.
June 29, 2012 by Cindy Long
NEA’s Priority Schools Campaign (PSC) kicked-off a long-term, multi-faceted family and community engagement effort in Augusta, Georgia with uplifting assemblies at three priority high schools.
April 4, 2012 by Cindy Long
Howenstine High Magnet School students partnered with the Tucson Arts Brigade and the Barrio Centro Neighborhood Association to create the Barrio Centro Mural. The colorful mural portrays the neighborhood’s history and diverse culture.
March 23, 2012 by Cindy Long
Educators in priority schools are taking the helm of local school reforms while changing the perception of their profession and association. Learn about the work of NEA members in Arizona, Georgia, Iowa, Maine and North Carolina.
March 16, 2012 by Cindy Long
By pitching in to help their community address problems like lack of affordable housing, students at Howenstine Magnet High School are helping build their own academic success through service-learning in Tucson, Arizona.
January 10, 2012 by Cindy Long
As family involvement at Glendale Middle School increases, student behavior is improving. The school has seen a 50 percent drop in referrals for both bullying and fighting, with tardies and discipline referrals down by 30 percent.
December 7, 2011 by Cindy Long
Union, district, school and local government leaders gathered with NEA’s Priority Schools Campaign to kick off the KEYS survey at Howenstine High school in Tucson, AZ.
December 6, 2011 by Cindy Long
Dedicated teachers and staff at Glendale Middle School in Utah show how hard work and a boundless belief in students can raise achievement in an environment where most of the students live in poverty and many have enormous challenges in their home lives to overcome.
November 8, 2011 by Cindy Long
Doug Woodsum was a substitute at Carrabec High School in North Anson, Maine, before he was hired as a full-time English teacher three years ago. He knew it wouldn’t be an easy assignment, and a few of the students even…
September 1, 2011 by Cindy Long
Anne T. Henderson is a Senior Consultant with the Annenberg Institute for School Reform and based in Washington D.C., where her specialty is the relationship between families and schools. She tracks both research and effective practice on how engaging families…
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