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$2M Grant Will Help Missouri At-Risk Students Through Parent-Teacher Partnerships

The University of Missouri has received a two-million-dollar federal grant to help some mid-Missouri elementary school teachers effectively engage and collaborate with parents. Tyler Smith, in the College of Education and Human Development, says the team effort is intended to ultimately improve student achievement and behavioral outcomes.

The partnership will help to create family engagement practices and interventions tailored for at-risk students. It will involve teachers at Jefferson City and Fulton Public Schools.

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