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Parental Engagement: Crucial Element of Successful Schools

October 8, 2015

As U.S. students begin another school year, conversations and even heated debates revolve around school quality and definitions of student success.

But the narrative is changing. The 47th Annual PDK/Gallup Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools found that student engagement and hope are more important measures of school effectiveness than test scores.

And here’s another key ingredient to school success: parents themselves. More specifically, parental engagement.

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