This article gives examples of the importance of considering parent input in building a partnership which will help to ensure student success. Parents can offer input that will offer insights into different aspects of the student's life that might not be apparent at school.Source:
Kyle Redford, Education Week, November 15, 2017
Description: "There are many reasons why teachers may not solicit advice from parents of students who are struggling in the class. Some may worry that asking for help is a sign of defeat or inadequacy, suggesting that they don't understand the child's needs. Others may want to avoid opening a Pandora's box of unrealistic expectations or parental judgment...But ignoring parental wisdom is a missed opportunity."Read the full article here!