The research for 4 C’s emerges from Dr. Monica Higgins’s work in uncovering the most essential qualities in developing human capital.
University of Chicago Consortium on School Research
The 5Essentials Teacher Survey has been a landmark survey instrument for understanding teacher changes in the 4 C’s. It measures teacher ratings of trust with parents, students, administrators, and other teachers; and teacher perceptions of parent involvement and parental influence in decision making. Permission to use the survey is required.
The Family-School Relationships Survey is meant to help districts understand a wide family attitudes and behaviors regarding their engagement with schools and their child’s education. This survey emerges from previous work in the Harvard K-12 Parent Survey.
University of San Diego
The Family Engagement & Trust (FEAT) survey is meant to help schools and districts understand the extent to which families trust the teachers in their schools.