Posted by education4and2parents on 24th June 2009
Parental engagement in Prince George's County Public Schools, located in Prince George’s County, Maryland has reached titanic proportions. In school year 2007-2008, when one measures the total number of parents who have participated in the core parental engagement programs; such as participation in a non-sports related event, classroom observations, participation in monthly parent workshops, and parent volunteers; parental engagment in Prince George’s County Public Schools is clearly evident.
In the 2007-2008 school year there were a total of 89,000 parents involved in some aspect of a core parental engagement program. However, the 2008-2009 school year represents the systemic growth Prince George’s County Public Schools wanted in their parental engagement program. A review of parental involvement in essential programmatic areas reveals a 192% increase in parental activity when compared to the 2007-2008 school year. For the 2008-2009 school year 262,452 parents and significant adults in the lives children participated in one of their core parental engagement program.