State law encourages districts to implement parent education or support programs to address family needs.
8 New York Codes, Rules and Regulations 158.3 Competitive program grants
(a) Competitive program grants may be awarded to boards of education or boards of cooperative educational services for the administration and coordination of education and community renewal programs, including but not limited to: (1) programs that provide supportive services to school-age and/or adult students enrolled in the public schools and their families such as child care services, nutrition and health education; (2) programs that provide parent education and/or encourage parental involvement in school programs and activities;
Comprehensive Diagnostic Tool for School and District Effectiveness School Framework
Framework outlines the provision of training opportunities for families and community partners on SEL core competencies and strategies as a key practice of effective school systems.
MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION LITERACY IN SCHOOLS: LINKING TO A CONTINUUM OF WELL- BEING
Guide addresses providing parents/families with access to needed resources on mental health, including mental health education.