Wednesday, March 9, 2011

IN THE NEWS: Holding on to Parent Voices

San Diego Unified School District, called model Title I district, hopes to see a doubling in federal Parental Information and Resource Center funding, but it still wouldn’t be enough, says Bea Fernandez, program manager for parent outreach and engagement. Her office runs special parent engagement programs for Somali, Lao and Burmese refugees on Saturdays; Family Fridays, in which parents are invited to read in the classroom for 30 minutes; and Parents on the GO, a family wellness program, among many others. Read more from District Administration Magazine»