Great Learning

Panel held on how to improve communication between schools, parents

Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Source: The Notebook

The William Penn Foundation hosted an event Tuesday designed to look for ways to improve communication between schools and parents, with the goal of improving students’ education.

About 200 people attended the event, called Engaging Families: Clear Communication for Student Success, held at District headquarters. Among other issues, it explored what schools can do to be more transparent and welcoming to families.

“We know that parents and families are children’s most critical teachers, because they’re with them all the time,” said Janet Haas, board chair of the William Penn Foundation. “The partnership between families and schools matters tremendously and helps to advance the learning that children can do in schools.”

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