State law requires districts to adopt plans, policies, or strategies to engage parents and families in the educational process.
GUIDED PATHWAYS: An Academic and Career Journey Map for Idaho’s Students
White paper addresses engagement of parents/families in the educational process as part of the Guided Pathways Program.
Idaho Statutes 33-6001 Parental Rights.
(2) School districts and the boards of directors of public charter schools, in consultation with parents, teachers and administrators, shall develop and adopt a policy to promote the involvement of parents and guardians of children enrolled in the schools within the school district or the charter school, including:
(a) A plan for parent participation in the schools that is designed to improve parent and teacher cooperation in such areas as homework, attendance and discipline;
(b) A process by which parents may learn about the course of study for their children and review learning materials, including the source of any supplemental educational materials; and
(c) A process by which parents who object to any learning material or activity on the basis that it harms the child or impairs the parents' firmly held beliefs, values or principles may withdraw their child from the activity, class or program in which the material is used.
Idaho Statutes 33-6002 Annual notice of parental rights
School districts and the boards of directors of public charter schools shall annually notify a parent or guardian of a student enrolled in the school district or public charter school of the parent's or guardian's rights as specified in this chapter.
Promoting Parent Engagement Handouts
Documents provide information on engaging parents/families in the educational process.
State Board of Education Minutes December 19, 2018
Board minutes provide information on parent satisfaction and engagement surveys.