Parent & Family Information Guide
The mission of the Austin Independent School District (AISD) is that "all students will progress academically and intellectually and will graduate prepared for personal success and inspired to contribute to society." Parents and family members must be involved in this process to promote a healthy system of public education and assist in educating all children to meet high academic expectations and standards.
AISD defines parent and family involvement as the engagement of parents, families, and the community as partners with schools for the purpose of promoting success throughout a child’s educational experience. (See AISD Policy GK Local)
Research has proven that family/school/community partnerships are important. Effectively engaging parents in the education of their children can be a very rewarding aspect of educational reform. When schools, communities and families work together:
The Austin Independent School District promotes a wide range of family involvement activities, including:
This guide will help you, to find additional ways to strengthen the home-school-community connection. The difference between good schools and great schools is the broad involvement of their families and communities.
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