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The power of the home/school partnership

Given how important parents are, we perhaps shouldn’t be surprised by this headline: “Parenting More Important Than School: The Effect of Parental Involvement In Academic Achievement” but what I do find surprising is the conclusion that ‘the evidence is clear: parenting is more important than schooling for academic achievement.’ That flies in the face of too much evidence on the importance of the teacher in academic achievement. What I DO take from this infographic is a reminder that it’s the school’s responsibility to ensure the home/school partnership is a meaningful… Read more The power of the home/school partnership