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Media Coverage of Parent Teacher Home Visits

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December 2017 

Lincoln Park Middle School, Duluth, MN PTHV video

November 2017

Conquering home visits with three simple questions by Ruben Brosbe, NYC, The Educator's Room

Whittier School Teachers Find Benefits in Home Visits by Gail Schontzler, Bozeman Chronicle
"This is what makes a difference:" Community Foundation keeps pressing to close 'opportunity gap' By Brady Slater, Duluth News Tribune
Wondering about core components that successful require? Flamboyan Foundation
Twenty Years of Parent Teacher Home Visits: "Appreciatively Deviant Systems Change" by Jim Keddy

October 2017

A simple way to confront chronic school absences by PHYLLIS W. JORDAN AND PHILIP J. COOK, The Charlotte Observer

Episode 17 – The Proactive Home Visit, Class Dismissed Podcast featuring Denver Public Schools Teacher Valerie Lovato

September 2017

Supporting Families in a Time of Fear by Eileen Gale Kugler, Educational Leadership

August 2017

"Who’s that knocking on your door? Your teacher, of course." (video and print) by Sandra Engelleand and Diane Smith, Ft. Worth Star-Tribune

June 2017

IEL Network Spotlight: Denver Public Schools Family Engagement  An interview with Landon Mascareñaz, Executive Director, Strategy Development and Family Empowerment
Latest Attendance Approach: Use home visits as prevention, not punishment PTHV and Attendance

May 2017

Home Visits and College Readiness: Sending more first-generation students to university

April 2017

Rise of the DigiGirlz: Two-day technology showcase draws dozens of female middle schoolers to Sacramento State, Separate initiatives work to encourage more girls, people of color in science and tech fields, By , Sacramento News and Review

March 2017

Framingham Schools Launch Home Visits Pilot by Mike Carraggie, National Staff, Framingham Patch

Parent Teacher Home Visits in St. Paul, MN (video)

February 2017

Home Visits with a STEM Twist by Brenda Iasevoli, Education Week
  Laying the groundwork for safe, welcoming schools by Mike Rose, American Federation of Teachers

  How did Lawrence, Mass., turn its schools around? Cooperation. by Josh Kenworthy, EqualEd Fellow, The Christian Science Monitor

Embracing parents as partners by Editorial Staff, Brooklyn Reporter, from Letter to the Editor by Maria Giron, parent at J.H.S. 50, New York, New York.

Nashville teacher asks Trump to meet her refugee students (video and print), by Jason Gonzalez, The Tennessean

January 2017

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT: Home Visits 101, by Cristina Santamaria Graff, Edutopia

Lincoln Park school lauded for outreach to community by Jana Hollingsworth, Duluth News Tribune

December 2016 

5 Steps for Effective Home Visits by Dorothy Crouch, STEMJobs

Home Visits Help Parents & Teachers Connect in Dallas, by Shannon Speshock, Stand for Children

November 2016

How Discrimination Shapes Parent-Teacher Communication, by Melinda D. Anderson, The Atlantic
Elementary Teacher Goes Out Of Her Way For Her Students — By Visiting Them At Home by Bill Zeeble, KERA News, North Texas Public Broadcasting

October 2016

Susan Stevenson, former ED of Flamboyan Foundation, honored with 2016 Jocelyn Graves Award for Distinguished Service to Public Education
Building trust between schools and families – Jessica Lander, Boston Globe

September 2016

Five Lessons From an Outgoing School Chancellor – Kaya Henderson, Education Week
I Had An Amazing Home Visit – Mark French, Principal’s Blog

August 2016

Family Engagement Program helping Herkimer teachers, students, parents to bond – By Stephanie Sorrell-White, Herkimer Telegram

Sending Teachers To Visit Students At Home To Keep Parents Engaged With School, – By Courtney Collins, KERA News

Teacher Home Visits Can Lead to School Transformation (Video) – Romulus Community Schools/NEA Priority Schools

July 2016

June 2016

Colorado Schools Reach Out to Parents to Ease Transition to Kindergarten – By Sarah Tully, Edweek

Editorial: Parental engagement that hits home – Battle Creek Enquirer

Building Teacher Capacity for Student and Family Equity (Nashville, TN), Family Engagement Press, FACE Institute

Why Students Need Teacher Home Visits – By Christian Science Monitor Editorial Board

How Can High-Poverty Schools Engage Families and the Community? – By William H. Parrett and Kathleen M. Budge, Edutopia

Homing In on Family Relationships – By Sarah McKibben, ASCD Education Update

May 2016

April 2016

In DC, a radical shift in parent involvement – Boston Globe

Teacher Homevisits: School-family partnerships foster student success – Education Next

Building Bridges Between Schools and Families – A Discussion with Home Visit Champion D’Lisa Crain of Reno, NV, a “Leader to Learn From”

DPS Targets 10,000 Home Visits – North Denver Tribune

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December 2015 

Video: If You Want to Go Fast, Go Alone. If You Want to Go Far, Go Together – Forum with DC Public Schools Family Engagement, interviewed by Karen Mapp, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Are Teacher Home Visits a Way to Boost Student Achievement? – Education World

The Power of Home Visits to Connect Teachers With Kids and Their Families – The California Report (Radio and Print)

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Washington Post: Reaching Out to Parents

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