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Hill Harper Visits the School District of Philadelphia

On Friday, October 13, actor and author Hill Harper spoke to families, staff, students, and community members at 440 N. Broad Street in honor of the District's celebration of Family Engagement Month. Mr. Harper spoke about the importance of taking ownership over one’s neighborhood school and refusing to settle for sub-par educational standards. He encouraged...
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Family Engagement Around the World: Tanzania

Different societies and cultures have different ideas of what family engagement looks like in their communities. Check out the video below, which features fathers in Tanzania who are part of a parent group—which functions similarly to School Advisory Councils in Philadelphia—that meets regularly to discuss their daughters’ progress in school and address any issues as...