The Capacity Outcomes show how improvements in capacity lead to educators and families working in mutually supportive ways, leading to student and school improvements.
These resources demonstrate how family and community engagement efforts can lead to student and school improvements.
Family engagement was the most influential of the 5 Essential Supports that drove student and school improvements in a longitudinal study conducted by the UChicago Consortium on School Research. It involved 400+ schools over seven years.
Research by Todd Rogers and his colleagues show how simple messages to families about student attendance can have a profound impact on chronic absenteeism.