Press Release: Families In Schools Announces New President & CEO, Lupe Rivera

For Immediate Release   Families In Schools Announces New President & CEO, Lupe Rivera LOS ANGELES (October 26, 2020) – Families In Schools, a nonprofit whose mission is to involve parents and communities in their children’s education to achieve lifelong success, announced their new President and CEO, Lupe Rivera. Lupe Rivera brings over two decades in the nonprofit sector. She most recently served as the CEO and Executive Director of the Center for Restorative Justice Works. […]

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Comunicado de prensa: Attendance Works, Families In Schools y Parent Institute for Quality Education Lanzar la iniciativa Keep Learning California

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA Attendance Works, Families In Schools y Parent Institute for Quality Education Lanzan la iniciativa Keep Learning California La iniciativa ayuda a las familias de bajos ingresos a navegar por modelos educativos en evolución y a mantener a los niños aprendiendo en las comunidades urbanas y rurales Los Angeles y Valle Central, CA – En respuesta al cierre repentino de escuelas debido a COVID-19, Attendance Works, Families In Schools (FIS) y el Instituto […]

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Press Release: Attendance Works, Families In Schools and PIQE Launch Keep Learning CA Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Attendance Works, Families In Schools and Parent Institute for Quality Education Launch Keep Learning California Initiative Initiative helps low-income families navigate evolving educational models and keep children learning in urban and rural communities  LOS ANGELES AND CENTRAL VALLEY, CA – In response to the sudden closure of schools due to COVID-19, Attendance Works, Families In Schools (FIS) and Parent Institute for Quality Education (PIQE) have launched Keep Learning California (KeepLearningCA.org). This innovative […]

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Press Release: Second Cohort Of 6 School Districts Selected For Statewide Community Engagement Initiative

LOS ANGELES – Six new school districts in California have been selected to be part of the second cohort for the statewide Community Engagement Initiative (CEI) to help increase dialogue with a focus on improving schools. The following districts have been selected for the second cohort of CEI: Chino Valley Unified School District in San Bernardino County; Moreno Valley Unified School District, Riverside Unified, and Val Verde Unified in Riverside County; Pajaro Valley Unified in […]

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Creating Quiet Time at Home

The early closure of California schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic has led to many families across the state adopting new routines to keep their children learning. In a previous entry, we shared the importance of routines for children of all ages. Active learning is an important part of any routine for school-aged children and balancing active learning time with planned quiet time is important for the wellbeing of children and parents/guardians alike. “Quiet time” […]

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