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Pasadena Schools Experiment with ‘Charlas’ To Help Students By Coaching Their Parents

It’s a common refrain in education circles: kids will do better in school if their parents are engaged in the educational process. However, an experiment in Pasadena is putting that concept to the test, by coaching parents in informal sessions called “charlas.” We learn about them, and discuss their potential impact with Houston Public Media […]

It’s a common refrain in education circles: kids will do better in school if their parents are engaged in the educational process. However, an experiment in Pasadena is putting that concept to the test, by coaching parents in informal sessions called “charlas.”

We learn about them, and discuss their potential impact with Houston Public Media education reporter Laura Isensee.

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