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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Partners in Education A Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family–School Partnerships

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A publication of SEDL in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education of the new framework for designing family engagement initiatives that build capacity among educators and families to partner with one another around student success. Based in existing research and best practices, the “Dual Capacity- Building Framework for Family–School Partnerships” is designed to act as a scaffold for the development of family engagement strategies, policies, and programs.

Filed under Schools and tagged with dual capacity framework parent involvement family engagement Title 1 collaboration family school partnership 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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Fact Sheet: Data Collection and the Common Core

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The Common Core Standards establish a high-quality academic expectations in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics that define the knowledge and skills all students should master by the end of each grade to be on track for success in college and career.

Filed under Schools and tagged with Common Core Standards data collection KSDE English Language mathematics on October 09, 2013 #


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Working Together - A Family Engagement Resource for Kansas Educators

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Working together lays the foundation for strong schools and communities. Inviting families and community members to be involved in schools increases attendance, improves behavior and promotes higher academic achievement. This resource gives educators an overview on how family-school-community partnerships improve student learning. Included in this resource are sample letters, ideas, and tips to help you engage family and community members as volunteers, strengthen skills at home, and reach out to less-engaged parents.

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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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