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Parents who play an active role in their child’s learning and development enhance their child’s overall success and well-being. Research shows that parent engagement is directly linked to many positive outcomes for children, including:
While engagement emphasizes a shared responsibility between parents and school staff, parent involvement focuses on strengthening and assisting school programs and priorities.
Schools can involve parents in many ways. The Epstein's framework (external PDF) describes 6 types of involvement that strengthen both school-based and home-based activities.
Ontario's Vision of Parent Engagement recognizes that parent involvement is multi-dimensional and that parents have an important role to play in student success and healthy growth and development. For more Ministry of Education tools on how to engage parents using school councils and committees visit the following websites:
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Halton Region is composed of
the City of Burlington,
the Town of Halton Hills,
the Town of Milton,
and the Town of Oakville .