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

Houston Matters chats with education reporter Laura Isensee about charlas and their potential impact.


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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.”

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