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During the month of November, Polk County Public Schools will take part in the statewide observance of Family Engagement in Education Month. The event is an initiative from the Florida Department of Education which celebrates the important role parents and families play in their children's education. When schools work together with families to support learning, children are more motivated to succeed-not just in school, but throughout life.
Research shows that regardless of family income or background, students with involved parents and families are more likely to have the following:
We hope you will encourage parents and families to get involved, stay informed and continue to make their children’s education a top priority.
The November/December Federal Programs Newsletter is focused on parent and family engagement. Topics include: