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Research Areas

Complementary Learning

Linking families, schools, and communities to support success in school and in life.

Family Involvement

Promoting strategies to support family involvement in children’s learning and development.

Out-of-School Time

Supporting the accessibility, quality, and sustainability of out-of-school time programs and initiatives.

Early Childhood Education

Promoting innovative program development, family–provider relationships, community collaborations, & successful transitions.

Evaluation

Helping organizations get the information they need to develop and execute effective strategies.

Other Research Areas

Exploring new ideas and research areas.

New at HFRP

Recording of Policy Matters: Building a Family Engagement System

Watch as panelists share strategic steps to embed family engagement into early childhood and elementary education systems, supported by federal policy.

Parents and Children Preparing for Kindergarten Together

When families engage in the transition to school, children benefit. Durham County’s Transition to Kindergarten Initiative has established creative strategies to enhance family engagement.

Engage Families for Anywhere, Anytime Learning

Phi Delta Kappan highlights the changing educational landscape in their April 2015 issue. 

March FINE Newsletter: Engaging Families, Schools, and Communities in the Transition to School

The time to start thinking about the transition to school is now! Get research- and practitioner-based tips in this issue of the FINE Newsletter.

Create Your Own Case Toolkit

A new professional development toolkit that promotes family engagement by helping those who work with families create their own cases!

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Published by Harvard Family Research Project