Bringing Parents of Underserved Students Into Schools: Ways to Go About It

School leaders often say they want to engage families, but it can be a struggle to know just how to do it. While most teachers in the nation’s schools are middle class and white, experts say diversity and poverty among students are creating a growing mismatch between educators and students and families. To build partnerships with parents from different cultures takes some intentionality and creative outreach. (Download PDF of article)