Developing Growth Mindset For Families

At GEAR UP West 2017, GU4LA facilitated the session “Developing Growth Mindset for Families,” about the program with four middle schools under the 2-year Skills for Success grant in conjunction with Families in Schools and Stanford University’s Program for Educational Research that Scales (PERTS). With the session’s guiding question, “How can students’ growth mindset be… Read More

America Students Need to Dream Big

Lillian Lowery, VP for P-12 policy and practice and Wil Del Pilar, VP for higher education policy and practice, co-wrote a blog post for Brookings Brown Center Chalkboard. Speaking from personal experience as low-income students of color who overcame obstacles, they put into question how far we’ve really come as a nation since Brown v.… Read More

Parent Involvement in Education

A new report from the National Center for Education Statistics provided information about various aspects of parent involvement in education gleaned from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016. Respondents answered questions about topics such as helping children with homework, family activities, and parent involvement at school.