Interesting, this post follows one that says that parents are not essential for students to learn. Kim Farris-Berg, guest blogger, for Education Week, suggests that when educators make all the decisions for students. Yet many parents baulk at that practice and want a say in the major program and policy decisions. MPS school, ALBA is an example of shared decision-making. Read more to discover how this school and others have achieved a democracy in school governance.
Trusting Teachers Is a Means to Authentic Parent Engagement. Kim Farris-Berg, guest blogger for Sam Chaltain. Education Week - In Search of the Civic Mission of K-12 Schools