Parents & Community
It is critical we stop engaging in ideas that promote a cycle of short-term fixes, diminish our children’s comprehensive education, punish schools and educators, and perpetuate the blame game. Let’s recognize that we all have a responsibility. Let’s begin a new collaborative dialogue where we place excellence for our children and our public schools at the center of every conversation.
Ask a parent what they think is the most important factor in school success and they are likely to say ‘a good teacher.’ Ask a teacher the same question and they will probably say school success depends on parental involvement.
While many factors contribute to a child’s success in school, research shows parental involvement is one of the most significant. Because of the critical role both parents and teachers play in a child’s education, we have asked a few of New Mexico’s most experienced school teachers to share tips on how parents can support the efforts of teachers in the classroom.
Is an NEA program designed to meet a growing need to do something about Bullying. This link will take you to information and advice on how to prevent, advise and help kids in need.
This is a group of parents that started blogging about their kids experience in public schools; the testing; the pressure to perform; and all that goes with it. This is a blog worth visiting.
A grumpy old teacher trying to keep up the good classroom fight in the new age of reformy stuff. A good blog about the reformer movement and what it means to your kids.