Funding for Parent Engagement in Illinois: a Critical Component for School Success
Funding for Parent Engagement in Illinois: A Critical Component for School Success is a resource for advocates working to strengthen parent engagement work in Illinois. The report outlines the existing federal and state level funding commitments for parent engagement, analyzes ways other states have made parent engagement a priority, and makes recommendations for state support of effective parent engagement statewide.
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Publication tags: Field Reports - Advocacy and Education - Advocates (including legal advocates)
Emily was raised in Dousman, Wisconsin, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison with degrees in political science and international studies. Emily developed and facilitated an anti-racist food justice seminar, supported the development of Growing Power’s Madison hub, and helped start and grow a Slow Food campus chapter that served sustainably raised, fresh meals to 350 people every week. Emily researched food security and food sovereignty while studying in Kenya, and is an Udall Scholar. After graduating, Emily co-founded an intentional community focused on radical social change and was Co-Director of PRI-Cold Climate, a nonprofit using permaculture principles and ethics.
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