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Should schools support parents with non-school-related matters?

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Last updated on 25 May 2017
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Should schools support parents with non-school-related matters? We relay guidance from 2 of our associate education experts and a union about how to decide when to get involved in out-of-school issues, such as writing to a local authority (LA) or other services in support of parents.

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  1. 1 Deciding whether to get involved: general guidelines
  2. 2 Should we write to the LA about a non-school-related issue?
  3. 3 Difficult conversations with parents

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