Teachers: Avoid Burnout, Enable Equity by Managing Parents’ Expectations


By Vlada Lotkina


When parents and teachers work together, students win. As a 2018 report from the Carnegie Corporation of New York has shown in great detail, “family engagement is one of the most powerful predictors of children’s development, educational attainment, and success in school and life.” Nevertheless, a Harris Poll survey of over 1,000 teachers reported that 65 percent of teachers are seeing a parental involvement rate of less than 25 percent. Especially in under-privileged environments, teachers who struggle to connect with parents face intense discouragement, demoralization and burnout.

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