Essay Working For An Inclusive School

1130 Words Nov 10th, 2016 5 Pages
During this article, the authors tell us about two different partnerships people need to be aware of when working in an inclusive school. An inclusive school is just a school where children with disabilities are educated along with children that does not have disabilities. The first partnership is between the people who work at the school and the families of the students at the school. The second partnership is among the school staff and the members of the community. According to the authors, these partnerships are important for ensuring the success and full participation of all students in the inclusive school (Blue-Banning, Francis, Gross, Haines, Turnbull 2015). One of the main reason that contributes to this is that when the school teacher and parent are involved with one another, the parent will know everything that is going on in the school involving their child. Research says that when parents are involved, it tends to improve the student learning, academic achievement, behavior, and attendance (Blue-Banning, Francis, Gross, Haines, Turnbull 2015). So by all the parents getting involved with the school, it will give their students a greater chance of being a better student.
One of the strengths of this article is that the authors give us the five main themes of family-school partnership, but I will only discuss the one I think is most important. The name of this theme is the positive attributes of the partnership between the school staff and family members of the…

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