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Page 6 - Describing High School Parental Involvement:
Voices from the Field

Jeff Edmondson
Former high school teacher
Knowledge Works Foundation
Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Bring parents into the new vision, design of new high school
  • Make schools/building more community oriented
  • Giving students a voice/school decision-making
  • Student decision-making will engage parents
  • School should be open, warm, friendly


Voices From The Field

Zenna Nephew
Scott Elliff
Safisha Mance
Linda Boswell-Bordelon
Jeff Edmondson
Cris Gutierrez
Jason King
William Miles

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