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What do teachers think of FASTalk?
Family Engagement Lab recently surveyed teachers participating in the 2018-2019 FASTalk pilot.
Nearly all teachers indicated that they wanted to use FASTalk again next year, and are seeing the benefit of improved parent-teacher communication.
Teachers reported additional benefits of the weekly text messages, such as:
Notably, teachers indicated that they want more parent participation. This speaks to the need to expand FASTalk to support more students across the state next year. View our full report!
Check out what teachers in Sabine Parish had to say about their experience using FASTalk.
How can I fund FASTalk?
- FASTalk is eligible for multiple funds: Title I (including Part C), Title II, Title III, Title IV, and IDEA
- Family Engagement Lab will continue to work with the Louisiana Department of Education to offer FASTalk to students with disabilities within the SPDG cohorts in 2019-2020
Learn more with our webinars!
Teviron Ross (LaBelle Aire Elementary, East Baton Rouge Parish) and Angela Beck (Celerity Schools) shared why FASTalk was relevant for their teachers and how it helped them "redefine what parent participation looks like."