A great way to get involved is by getting to know your state legislators and other elected officials. They are constantly working to maintain a strong education for Colorado’s kids. Here are some tips for how to reach out. Wondering what’s on tap this year at the statehouse? Everything is broadcast here.
Any break from school means an opportunity to spend some time relaxing and enjoying family. On the flip side, this time off can quickly lead to cabin fever. So, how can parents battle holiday boredom while also creating opportunities for academic growth during school holidays? The key is to make the experiences and learning opportunities meaningful to… Read More »
One of the reasons the Colorado School Grades coalition exists is to give parents the tools they need to choose as well as improve a school. If your school didn’t get a great grade, it’s not time to feel bad about it – it’s time to take action! We’re here to help. Here are a… Read More »
Keeping track of the state’s education news is an easy way to stay on top of and get involved in important issues for you and your family. Here are a few ways to keep track of what’s new in education: 1. Sign up for email updates from Colorado School Grades 2. Like Colorado School Grades on Facebook… Read More »
All schools in Colorado have parents at the helm of an Accountability Committee, making sure performance, budgeting, and other important school issues are up to snuff. Want to dig deep into what these Accountability Committees can and should be doing? Click here. FOR A QUICK OVERVIEW, HERE ARE FOUR QUICK POINTS ON WHAT TO LOOK… Read More »
Here are a few ways that you can get involved and help improve your child’s school: 1. Volunteer in a classroom: Teachers can always use more help, and your child may benefit from having you in the classroom. Be sure to talk to the teacher about volunteering expectations. You can find more information about volunteering… Read More »
STAYING INVOLVED IN YOUR CHILD’S SCHOOL IS ONE OF THE BEST THINGS YOU CAN DO TO IMPROVE THEIR EDUCATION. HERE ARE A FEW TIPS FOR HOW TO GET INVOLVED: 1. Call your principal. The best way to find out ways to get involved in your school is to ask the leader directly. Not sure what to… Read More »
Interested in getting involved in your child’s school? Ask your principal for ways you can volunteer your time, give input on school policies, or any number of school improvement-related questions. Here are a few tips for how to break the ice with your principal: Script for Calling a School Board Member Letter to a School… Read More »