Enlisting parents as partners in their children's education

09/20/2011 | Education Week

Elementary-school principal Peter DeWitt encourages educators to partner with parents to help students be successful in school. DeWitt calls on parents and educators to strike a balance that allows children to be supported but also allows them to develop resiliency through problem-solving and making their own mistakes. Schools also should work to develop effective relationships and adequate communication with parents, he writes.

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