District of Columbia - Parent Supports and Education Programs: Stakeholders

Policy Type: 
statute; regulation

State law requires districts to implement parent education or support programs to address family needs.

D.C. Code 38–754.02. Definitions.

For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:
(4) “Eligible services” means:

  • (G) Programs designed to:
    • (i) Facilitate parental involvement in, and engagement with, their children’s education, including parental activities that involve supporting, monitoring, and advocating for their children’s education;
    • (ii) Promote parental leadership in the life of the school; and
    • (iii) Build parenting skills;

District of Columbia Municipal Regulations 401 NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOL COUNCILS

401.4 The Superintendent shall develop programs, at local schools, with the support of parent and community organizations, for parents who need support in order to provide effective aid to their children.
Source: Office of the Secretary of the District of Columbia

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