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Engage parents for better outcomes

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Numerous studies demonstrate that students with parents who are actively involved in their education are more likely to earn high achievement scores, graduate from high school, and attend postsecondary schools.

Join Karen Mapp, Joe Mazza, and other national experts to learn information and practical strategies for forming, cultivating, and sustaining these essential partnerships that improve educational outcomes.

The Iowa Department of Education, through the Iowa Safe and Supportive Schools grant, is hosting the Family Engagement Symposium Sept. 9-10 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines. The event is open to all Iowa schools. There is no registration fee, and lunch is served both days. View the complete agenda. Register by Aug. 15 here.

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Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on February 22, 2018 at 8:24pm.