I discovered this book review on another blogger’s site which I will refer to at the end. This review provides excellent recommendations and suggestions for how to get parents more involved in the schools.
“As San Diego’s De Portola Middle School has done, a school can also train office personnel to welcome parents, providing them with someplace comfortable to sit while they wait, offering them a cup of coffee and, when needed, a student escort.” Excellent suggestion. This is another great idea for ways to make your school more parent friendly.
When parents are involved in the lives to children, especially regarding school, the current research says that student achievement improves, attendance improves, and disciplines decrease. You can read more here: