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    Josh Fuller

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    September 03, 2019

    By the Numbers: Improve Parent Engagement in Rural Districts

    Parent engagement is crucial for student success, both academically and socially. Regardless of family income or background, students whose parents are actively involved in their academics are "more likely to have higher grades and test scores, attend school regularly, have better social skills, show improved behavior, and adapt well to school"(Henderson, A.T., and K.L. Mapp). Rural districts sometimes struggle to maintain ...

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    By Josh Fuller

    Categories: School Districts

    June 04, 2019

    Reduce Learning Loss by Communicating with Parents over Summer Break

    Many people think that the first months of a new school year are bright with hope and the possibility of a fresh start. Yet any seasoned teacher knows the hurdles they must overcome before pupils are ready to tackle new material. Summer learning loss, also known as "the summer slide", is the decrease of academic skills and knowledge over the course of summer break. Starting as early as first grade, many students lose as ...

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    By Josh Fuller

    Categories: School Districts