Public Agenda

Ready, Willing and Able?

Kansas City Parents Talk About How to Improve Schools and What They Can Do to Help


Parental involvement means different things to different parents. If schools hope to boost involvement in a meaningful way, their approaches must be tailored to match the diverse needs, priorities and capacities of parents. This report offers school and district education leaders specific ideas for engaging parents across the spectrum - whether they are comfortable shaping education policy, prefer more traditional activities or need support to improve their involvement at home.

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