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Parent Engagment / Student Success

Achieve The Plan Game

This fun and easy-to-play game will guide your staff along the path to “Achievement City.” Players will learn of shortcuts to their parent involvement goals and discover some traps to avoid along the way. This great conversation starter will provide ideas to improve your school’s parent involvement.

Download the Gameboard, Rules and Action Cards Here

“K is for Kindergarten” Booklet

This booklet offers skill builders to help you prepare your child for kindergarten. In addition to fun activities, you’ll find specific information on state guidelines and tips in choosing a school. 2009. One free copy for Minnesota families.

$5 | 10+ copies, $4 ea. – Pub Code: MPC-21

K is for Kindergarden book cover

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Record Keeping Folders

Parents can keep important papers related to their child's education plus helpful tips on working with your child's school. 2009. One free set per child for Minnesota families.

1-10 copies, $10 each | 11-100 copies, $8 each | 101-500 copies, $7 each – Pub Code: MPC-6

Record Keeping Folders

Welcome to your Child’s School DVD

Welcome to Your Child’s School DVD, filmed in English, Hmong, Somali and Spanish, is designed to help families new to the U.S. school system!  It features parents and advocates talking about important things to know, such as who does what in the school, what school events and communication are essential, which absences are okay and which are not, and how to support learning at home. One free copy for Minnesota families. 2010.

FREE | Pub Code: MPC-44

Welcome to Your Childs School

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English

A Challenging High School Education for All MPC-65
A Parent’s Guide to School Testing: What You Need to Know GE-7
A Parent’s Vision and High Expectations are Powerful GE-6
Academic Progress Tracker GE-8
Boost Your Child’s Learning Over the Summer With These Ideas MPC-81
Communication with Schools Can Help Hmong Parents Cope with Discipline Issues MPC-31
Family-Friendly Staff MPC-18s
Family-Teacher Partnership MPC-45
Help Your Child Meet Academic Standards MPC-68
Help Your Children Learn with After-school and Summer Programs GE-4
How to Have a Better Relationship With Your Teen MPC-46
Keys to Success in the Family-School Partnership GE-1
Minnesota’s Standardized Test–MCA-II MPC-69
Parents From Varied Cultures Can Communicate with Schools MPC-19
Parents Play Vital Role in Teenagers’ Education:Try These Ideas to Help Your Teen MPC-73
Paving the Path to Higher Education for Your Child MPC-76
Preparing for Parent-Teacher Conferences MPC-67
Promising Practices - Helping Your Child Read and Understand (See Translations for Spanish, Hmong, and Somali.) GE-3
Teach Your Child Key Homework Skills MPC-82
Trouble at School MPC-16
Want to Help Your Child Succeed in School? Be Involved! GE-2
What Services May be Offered to Students in Title 1 Schools? MPC-61
You and Your Elementary School-aged Child GE-5
You and Your Middle School-aged Child MPC-64

Hmoob/Hmong

A Challenging High School Education for All - Hmong Version MPC-65h
A Parent’s Guide to School Testing: What You Need to Know - Hmong Version GE-7-h
A Parent’s Vision and High Expectations are Powerful - Hmong GE-6-h
Academic Progress Tracker GE-8-h
Help Your Child Learn with After-school and Summer Programs - Hmong GE-4-h
Keys to Success in the Family-School Partnership - Hmong GE-1-h
Parents From Varied Cultures Can Communicate with Schools - Hmong Version MPC-19h
Want to Help Your Child Succeed in School? - Hmong Version GE-2-h
What Services May be Offered to Students in Title 1 Schools? - Hmong Version MPC-61h
You and Your Elementary School-aged Child - Hmong GE-5-h
You and Your Middle School-aged Child - Hmong Version MPC-64h

Español/Spanish

A Parent’s Guide to School Testing: What You Need to Know - Spanish Version GE-7s
A Parent’s Vision and High Expectations are Powerful - Spanish version GE-6s
Help Your Children Learn with After-school and Summer Programs - Spanish version GE-4s
Keys to Success in the Family-School Partnership - Spanish GE-1s
Promising Practices: Helping Your CHild Read and Understand - Spanish Version GE-3s
Want to Help Your Child Succeed in School? - Spanish Version GE-2s
What Services May be Offered to Students in Title 1 Schools? - Spanish Version MPC-61s
You and Your Elementary School-aged Child - Spanish version GE-5s

Soomaaliga/Somali

A Parent’s Guide to School Testing: What You Need to Know - Somali Version GE-7so
A Parent’s Vision and High Expectations are Powerful - Somali version GE-6so
Help Your Children Learn with After-school and Summer Programs - Somali version GE-4so
Keys to Success in the Family-School Partnership - Somali GE-1so
Want to Help Your Child Succeed in School? - Somali Version GE-2so
What Services May be Offered to Students in Title 1 Schools? - Somali Version MPC-61So
You and Your Elementary School-aged Child - Somali version GE-5so