Parent involvement is widely seen as important to the success of students, particularly students from low-income families. Under the new school finance system, parents are expected to play a bigger role by participating in district financial decisions, particularly regarding the spending of extra dollars districts have received for high-needs students: low-income students, English learners and foster youth.
The district has more than 200 magnet schools.
The program uses parent-teacher teams to share information.
California is working with the Ad Council to provide communication tips for schools.
Family involvement is key to preparing children academically.
The Student Voice campaign encourages meaningful connections with teachers.
District documents range from 47 to 438 pages
The Early Math Family Engagement Project emphasizes the role of parents.
The program is part of a statewide effort focused on early education.
Court ruling OKs the use of test scores from 2013.