Whether I follow a certain person or do the articles just keep coming but to me Parent Involvement is trending.
This posts links some sites that show some differences between Parent Involvement and Parent Engagement. A simple explanation of the difference is that Involvement is involvement in the school environment and Engagement is the school/student learning environment. This Michigan Department of Education article highlights some factors on parent involvement. Parents Need to be Participants not Spectators . No one will deny that Parent Involvement Aids in Student Achievement .
This article by Ourschool.ca is timely as Boards wrapped their heads around the role and function of PIC's. People for Education Online Community is always an interesting read.
As you can tell I seem to have an interest in Parent Involvement &/or engagement.