Charter And Private Schools Do A Better Job Of Engaging Families And The Surrounding Community

Productive communication can produce the best outcome for most any situation. The relationship between a school teacher and a parent is no exception. The better the communication the more customized an educational program becomes and in turn producing success students.

Below is an article from EducationdDive that emphasizes the importance of communication between parents and teachers. After reading the article, give us a call at SpendBridge to discuss how we can partner with you to gather the best information to assist you in providing the best educational experience possible.

Source: educationdive.com | Re-Post SpendBridge 12/6/2017

Dive Brief:

Parents in traditional public schools are less likely than those in charter and private schools to report feeling “very satisfied” with their schools’ efforts to engage with families and the surrounding community, according to a new survey conducted by researchers at Rice University.

Among parents with children in traditional public schools, 43% responded that they were very satisfied, compared to 56% of parents whose children attend charter schools and 61% of those with children in private schools. The survey of more than 7,200 parents took place from October through November and was the first use of the Collaborative for Customer-Based Execution and Strategy (C-CUBES) Benchmark K-12 School Study.

The survey is intended as an evidence-based approach to gathering input from parents and other community members for strategic planning and implementation in public schools, and a white paper on its results will be published next year. At public and charter schools, the survey shows that family and community engagement was the “largest driver” of a parent’s overall satisfaction, while in private schools, parents were focused more on teachers and safety.

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