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A proud father in El Paso, Texas reflects on the impact of his principal’s emphasis on family engagement strategies.
One exceptional principal’s personal story of abject poverty helped him shape a culture of success for his school in one of Texas’ poorest and most isolated school districts.
Public school principal navigates family and community relationships in a school where 30 languages are spoken. It’s not easy. But it’s also not impossible.
The key to her school’s success, says Principal Barnes, is working closely with the families and asking for their input on everything.
There is a growing body of research that demonstrates family, school, and community partnerships can have systemic and sustained effects on learning outcomes, even in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods.