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The Future of Family Engagement in Title I, ESEA Webinar 3/26/15 #EdBlogNet @idraedu

The Future of Family Engagement in Title I, ESEA Webinar 3/26/15

Posted by Aurelio Montemayor 
Aurelio Montemayor
Engage in Policy Conversation - The Future of Family Engagement in Title I, ESEA
Thursday  March 26, 2015 3pm to 4:30pm EDT #EdBlogNet @idraedu #idraed
You are invited to attend NAFSCE's Engage in Policy Conversation on the Future of Family Engagement in Title I, ESEA.

Please join us for a live policy conversation at NEA's offices in Washington, DC to discuss family engagement in the latest proposed amendments to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). NAFSCE recently disseminated its policy statement to Congressional representatives and the media

For those that cannot attend our live discussion, please log in using our webinar platform (for instructions, see below).  
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National Association for Family, School, and Community Engagement 
Statement on Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 
Engaging families is essential for turning around low-performing schools and eliminating the achievement gap. Abundant research documents this conclusion, but too often family engagement has been denigrated or ignored by school reformers. That so little investment has been made in supporting low-income families’ efforts to foster their children’s learning speaks volumes about the education reform community’s attitudes toward those families. (read complete statement at link below)

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