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Low Parental Engagement in Urban Schools

Patricia A. Ackerman, executive director of the Chalkdust Education Foundation, is a retired public school educator and administrator. Peter McDermott is on the faculty of Pace University in NYC teaching courses in literacy education. Marilyn Rhames is a science teacher at a charter school in Chicago and writes a weekly blog for Education Week Teacher called "Charting My Own Course." Patrick Riccards is a communications and policy expert and also blogs for Eduflack.