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The Harvard Family Research Project separated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education to become the Global Family Research Project as of January 1, 2017. It is no longer affiliated with Harvard University.

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Blog: New Directions in Family Engagement

In this blog, you can read about the latest research, policy, and practice trends in family engagement in diverse contexts.

Libraries for the 21st Century: It’s A Family Thing

Through a grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Harvard Family Research Project, in partnership with the Public Library Association, will explore the role of libraries in family engagement and children’s learning.

Professional Development

With an eye toward continuous improvement and career enrichment, HFRP provides research-based teacher preparation and professional development resources and training tools for teachers, teacher educators, administrators, and policymakers.

HFRP Interact: Join the Conversation and Explore Promising Practices

HFRP Interact is a vibrant learning community of people that share insights, strategies, and practices about family, school, and community connections in web chats, web conferences, and discussion boards.


In a hurry? Get a quick glimpse of innovative community-wide programs and practices, inventive tools, and creative partnerships that promote anywhere, anytime learning!

Complementary Learning in Action

Complementary Learning in Action shares innovative examples of complementary learning from around the country, and lessons learned from those initiatives. Highlighting key themes and insights for the field, this series documents diverse approaches and strategies at city, county, and state levels.

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