Fairman, Mason Write Op-Ed on Education Research for BDN

Janet Fairman, an associate research professor of education at the University of Maine, and Craig Mason, a professor with Maine Education Policy Research Institute and the Center for Research and Evaluation at UMaine, wrote an opinion piece for the Bangor Daily News titled “Maine schools can do more to engage parents effectively to help students learn.” The op-ed focused on research investigating the role of parent engagement in supporting students’ academic learning. Katie Thompson and Theresa Gillis, doctoral students in the educational leadership program at UMaine, contributed to the research. A full version of the report is online.