Effective parent-teacher communication is crucial in helping students learn. But, for busy teachers it can be challenging just to keep up. Can apps and other digital tools make it easier to keep everyone -- parents and students -- in the loop? Transparency and equity are key to managing any communication between home and school. Watch here to find a variety of tools and useful tips to help you better engage your parent audience.
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