Pay Attention to Attendance: Keep Your Child on Track in Middle and High School

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Showing up for school has a huge impact on a student's academic success starting in kindergarten and continuing through high school. This resource will demonstrate how families play a key role in making sure students get to school safely every day and understand why attendance is important for success in school and on the job.

Filed under Families Schools and tagged with high school attendance middle school Supporting Student Success succeed family engagement family school partnership Resources student performance on November 18, 2014 #


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Help Your Child Succeed in School: Build the Habit of Good Attendance Early

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Attending school regularly helps children feel better about school and themselves. Start building this habit in preschool so they learn right away that going to school on time, every day is important. This resource will give you tips on what you can do to help your child develop this habit.

Filed under Families Schools Early Childhood and tagged with attendance family school partnership succeed early childhood education early childhood child care family engagement guidance Resources on November 18, 2014 #


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Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships

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The Dual Capacity-Building Framework was formulated using the research on effective family engagement and home–school partnership strategies and practices, adult learning and motivation, and leadership development.

Filed under Families Schools and tagged with Title 1 family engagement family school partnership dual capacity framework teachers on September 10, 2014 #


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Kansas College and Career Ready Standards for Science

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In June of 2013, the Kansas State Board of Education adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) as the “Kansas College and Career Ready Standards for Science”, making Kansas the third state in the nation to adopt the rigorous, internationally benchmarked standards. This booklet will provide an overview of why new science standards have been adopted, a glimpse of A Framework for K-12 Science Education and family fun science activities that can be done at home.

Filed under Families Schools and tagged with college readiness family engagement science career Common Core Standards ESEA Science Standards Title 1 workforce parent involvement national standards on January 14, 2014 #


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Kansas’ focus, priority schools ramp up family engagement

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Education Daily article on Kansas’ focus, priority schools ramp up family engagement by Tricia Offutt

Filed under Families Schools and tagged with family engagement ESEA focus school Priority Schools on November 04, 2013 #


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Social, Emotional & Character Development (SECD) Standards

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Social, Emotional, and Character Development (SECD) Standards were endorsed by the Kansas State Board of Education in 2012 to provide schools with a framework for integrating social-emotional learning and character development into a child’s education. The SECD Standards help students learn, practice, and model, essential personal life skills and habits that contribute to academic, vocational, and personal success.

Filed under Families Schools and tagged with collaboration Common Cord Standards fathers family engagement family professional partnership family school partnership parent involvement character standards Title 1 social emotional development college readiness on May 30, 2013 #


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The Habits of Successful Students

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What makes one student succeed in school while another student fails? There is not one thing that makes a successful student, but there are a number of choices that most successful students make that contribute to achievement. This document lists habits that make up a successful student.

Filed under Families Schools and tagged with behavior family engagement ESEA Dropout prevention fathers meaningful family engagement parent involvement testing teens Supporting Student Success college readiness learning environments family school partnership successful parent involvement practics in kansas schools teachers Title 1 tips tutoring on February 11, 2013 #


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A Family Guide to Math in a Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)

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MTSS is a framework for school districts to align resources to support the learning success of each child, regardless of the level of support needed. The MTSS framework can be used to design school wide support for children in the areas of reading, math and behavior. This booklet focuses on math in MTSS.

Filed under Families Schools and tagged with behavior education early childhood special education family engagement family school partnership parent involvement MTSS multi-tier system of support math meaningful family engagement Order from KPIRC teachers Title 1 reading parenting on February 04, 2013 #


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A Family Guide to the Use of Emergency Safety Interventions

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Emergency Safety Interventions (ESI) are seclusion and restraint that is used when the student presents an immediate danger to self or others. Violent destruction of property may also prompt the use of ESI. More information can be found in this booklet.

Filed under Families Schools and tagged with family engagement Emergency Safety Interventions Title 1 ESEA teachers meaningful family engagement positive behavior support social/emotional Families Together discipline on December 11, 2012 #


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Access and Success for All Students

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The Individuals and Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was originally passed in 1975. It was known as P.L. 94-142. According to this law, children were to receive free appropriate public education in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE). For additional information download this resource.

Filed under Families Schools and tagged with family engagement family school partnership ESEA IDEA LRE Title 1 parenting parent involvement on November 27, 2012 #


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