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What Inspired Me to Study Parent and Community Engagement

Soo Hong, assistant professor in the Department of Education at Wellesley College discusses the origins of her interest in Parent and Community Engagement which led her to study the work of LSNA at Funston School in Chicago.

What Can Community Organizing Teach Us about Parent Engagement? Five Simple Ways to Rethink the Bake Sale.

Over the past several years, more and more evidence has emerged that effective parent engagement can positively affect school culture, working conditions, and student achievement.

Chicago Community Group Breaks Down Home-School Barriers

Great piece by Education Week about LSNA's transformative Parent Mentor Program with quotes by Shirley Reyes (LSNA Mozart Parent Coordinator), Susanna Rojas (LSNA Board Member and teacher at Mozart) and Nancy Aardema (LSNA Executive Director).