Effective family engagement contributes to improved student outcomes and to closing persistent achievement gaps among students of different racial and ethnic backgrounds and family income levels.

Additionally, experts advocate for family engagement as an essential element of building the pathway to college and career readiness for all students, and a critical component of a systems approach to school turnaround.

This toolkit, developed by the California Department of Education, offers districts and schools practical planning and evaluation tools designed to engage all families, particularly those of underrepresented and underserved students.

Visit the Family Engagement Toolkit: Continuous Improvement Through an Equity Lens resource page to learn more and download your copy.