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  • Infographic "The 6 Shifts Needed for Better Family Engagement": "The findings of Search Institute's Don't Forget the Families Study make the case for re-examining assumptions about family engagement, the family's roles in young people's lives, and the fundamental ways schools, organizations, and systems should relate to parenting adults. The implications of this study require six shifts in how schools, youth programs, and coalitions think about family engagement."

  • Inspired by his favorite sports team, 5th grade English teacher Barry White Jr. created personalized handshakes for each and every one of his students. And the enthusiasm from his students caught on throughout the school and now the story is being shared across the world. Check out the story from NBC Charlotte here.