Connecting with all families in one act of communication, such as a district-wide call or survey, provides many families with information and the opportunity to provide feedback, giving the district a broad awareness of the interests of families.
Columbus City Schools sent a needs survey
to all families and provided telephone hotlines to survey families in five languages other than English
. The survey covered needs that families had including physical, emotional, and academic.
Hilliard City Schools sent a check-in survey
to all families, asking for feedback on how distance learning was going at home. They wanted to know if students and families were getting the support they needed to feel successful.