The purpose of the Family and Community Engagement Program is to increase the academic achievement and college and career readiness of boys and young men of color. Family and Community Engagement Programs will:
- Develop the knowledge and skills of school and district personnel, as well as families and community members, to increase required trust and relationships necessary to address student learning needs and abilities at each grade level.
- Provide access to multi-level networks that foster respect and trust in building family relationships with the school and school community.
- Create an environment where partnerships thrive in a comfortable, culturally diverse, and engaging atmosphere that fosters respect and trust.
- Commit to building and sustaining child-centered roles for the school, family, and community that values student learning and social and emotional development as equal educational partners.
State Statute: Chapter 53 of the Laws of 2016