During the week ending April 2th, we received almost 14,000 responses from parents or caregivers to a Pulse Check™ with their praise and insights. We know parents and family members hear from their school after Possip Pulse Checks™, but you may wonder what else is happening across the 26 states where Possip partners with schools, districts and families. Take a look at an overview of parent praise and insights from across the country.
Last week, 71% of parents responded that they were happy with their child’s school, with the remaining saying they were mostly happy or not happy with their child’s school.
We saw a few themes in parent praise and insights across the country:
- Praise for teachers who have been flexible, understanding, caring, and accommodating during this time
- General satisfaction and continued praise for schools that are planning to reopen schools or recently moved to in-person learning
- Continued feedback and comments about school reopening plans and future or current COVID safety protocols
- Continued requests for increased communication to families
- Request for more updates on student’s progress, feedback on homework assignments, and tutoring support
- Comments about transportation services, carline logistics, and safety measures on school buses
Here are a few suggested parent tools and resources based on what we are hearing.
- Blog: 5 Ways Parents Can Support Strong Teacher Communication Virtually https://possip.com/5-ways-parents-can-support-strong-teacher-communication-virtually/
- Feeling unsure when to share feedback to your school? Check out this blog: When to Reach Out to The School
We also shared these resources with our partner schools…
- Blog: 6 Tips on How to Communicate So Parents Listen and Hear
- Blog: How to Use Your Report Reading Team to Follow-Up With Parents Quickly
- Free Resource: COVID-19 Communication Parent Newsletter Template
- Blog: How Schools Are Effectively Communicating During This Time
- Blog: Buses and Cars…Oh My!
We’d love to hear from you. What else do you want to need or see? Do these parent praise and insights align with what you see?