Parent Involvement as Family Engagement 2.0: Understanding the difference in terms and concepts

Parent Involvement as Family Engagement 2.0: Understanding the difference in terms and concepts

HS/EHS programs have practiced parent involvement and parent engagement for years, prioritizing activities related to both performance standards and program innovation. The purpose of this paper is to help clarify the OHS change in terms and concepts from parent involvement to family engagement.



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