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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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The FINE Newsletter shares the newest and best family involvement research and resources from HFRP and other field leaders. Visit our subscription center to receive the FINE Newsletter via email.

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Volume IV, Issue 3, September 20, 2012
September FINE Newsletter: Facilitating Continuous Family Engagement

In this issue of the FINE Newsletter, we discuss how schools, programs, and other community institutions can facilitate continuous family engagement—from early childhood through preparing for college—so that, once engaged, families understand not only why their continued involvement is important, but also how they can remain effectively engaged as their children grow and develop.

Volume IV, Issue 2, June 28, 2012
June FINE Newsletter: Family–Afterschool Partnerships for Learning

This issue of the FINE Newsletter explores the changing relationship between families and afterschool programs as it evolves into a partnership to promote children’s learning. Our authors look at ways that families can become active participants in their children’s afterschool activities and show how afterschool programs can offer information, support, and activities to facilitate family engagement.

Volume IV, Issue 1, March 15, 2012
March FINE Newsletter: New Developments in Early Childhood Education

In this issue of the FINE Newsletter, we explore new developments in early childhood education, including what current research and practice are telling us about the importance of involving families early on. We also look at how organizations such as the US Department of Education and the Office of Head Start are reshaping the way ECE programs across the country are thinking about the role of families.

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