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Assessment of the Family Institute Initiative

The Family Institute is a major family engagement strategy that the district is implementing for the first time this year. This study will examine the implementation of the Family Institute in order to inform district leadership about implementation successes and challenges and to provide recommendations for future implementation.

Project Status: Scheduled to commence spring 2017.

For more information, please contact Dr. Akilah D. Swinton at


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