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A wishlist of things we can all do to make education more inclusive and wholesome. 

Responding to a half-hearted “Sorry, Mooom,” I’ve been known to tell my children that words are cheap; actions matter.

However, I’ve seen the effects of words - both good and bad - on the faces of my children and students. They can inspire or deflate. Words have meaning. Words speak volumes. Words show intent. In the last few weeks, there have been many places where I’ve read the word “Parent” council - newspapers, twitter, school signs - when they mean SCHOOL council. One word. A world of difference.

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What's in a Word

(we_blog) 07.17.2013

Responding to a half-hearted “Sorry, Mooom,”...

Imagine If...

(we_blog) 04.18.2017

A wishlist of things we can all do to make...

The Potential of Family Engagement

(we_blog) 05.22.2017

By now, we are well aware of research that...

Engagement or Contact?

(we_blog) 08.29.2017

Stephen Hurley recently wrote a blog - “Back to...

A Seat at the Table

(we_blog) 09.06.2017

I joined Twitter as a way of hearing new and...

Six Questions about Family Engagement

(we_blog) 09.06.2017

As a new school year begins, I find myself...

Stop the Addiction to Fundraising

(we_blog) 09.06.2017

Family engagement and its positive effects on...

Sharing the Pedestal

(we_blog) 03.14.2018

Can you imagine reading this? How would you...