Parents/Caregivers As Authentic Partners in Education

Parents/Caregivers As Authentic Partners in Education
September 2015
Tiffany S. Kyser, Nickie Coomer, Tammera Moore, Gayle Cosby, Robin G. Jackson, Seena M. Skelton

This edition of the Equity Dispatch explores how it is well documented that school communities enhance their ability to be responsive to and supportive of all students by deeply and authentically engaging parents/caregivers and families. Therefore, to strengthen the relationship between families and schools, understanding the traditional ways in which parents/caregivers have interfaced with schools as well as how educators can disrupt problematic practices is instructive.

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