State law encourages districts to adopt plans, policies, or strategies to engage parents and families in the educational process.
Maryland Code 9.9-107 Funding; eligible interventions; academic services; assistance and support.
(b) Eligible interventions. -- Eligible interventions for which a community school may receive funding include academic services, parental involvement programs, physical and mental health services, and community involvement programs.
(c) (2) Parental involvement programs include:
- (i) Programs that promote and encourage parental involvement and family literacy;
- (ii) Parent leadership development and advocacy activities; and
- (iii) Parenting education activities.