IDRA Family Leadership in Education – Principles
Principle 1: Families can be their children’s strongest advocates.
Principle 2: Families of different race, ethnicity, language and class are equally valuable.
Principle 3: Families care about their children’s education and are to be treated with respect, dignity and value.
Principle 4: Within families, many individuals play a role in the children’s education.
Principle 5: Family leadership is most powerful at improving education for all children when collective efforts create solutions for the common good.
Principle 6: Families, schools, and communities, when drawn together, become a strong, sustainable voice to protect the rights of all children.