Two Way Street
Problem: Most schools treat parents and home-life as separate from school. Sure, parents get the monthly newsletter or weekly updates on the website, but how can parent be active in that process?Solution: Not a surprise—communication. A two-way communication system is critical to student-parent involvement at school. Ask the school if there is any way for parents to help, perhaps a school community web portal or the ability to post and ask questions on the school’s website.