Teachers' outreach "opens doors and breaks down the fears"

01/3/2005 | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis teachers at six low-performing schools have discovered that visiting their students' homes gives them new insights into their pupils' needs and motivates parents to participate more in school events. The Kalish Foundation pays teachers for the time they spend on home visits, which, so far, have involved the families of more than 300 students.

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