Here’s Why We Must Open Schools to Authentic Parent Partnership

October 10, 2019

By Landon Mascareñaz | When I taught first grade on the Navajo Nation, I’ll never forget when one of my fellow teachers—now my wife—wanted to host an event that welcomed our families to the school. The veteran educators there told her it would never happen. I was shocked by their skepticism, because most of our families were literally across the street. A dirt road was all that separated us.