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Student Success

The Door County Partnership for Children and Families main mission is school success for Door County youth. 

Avoid the Summer Slide of 2021!

May 25, 2021by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education SCHOOL’S DONE! When the final school bell rings for the year, there’s a multitude of feelings. Some may feel joy, relief, sadness at missing friends and others-well just a sense… Continue Reading →

Back to Basics In & Out of School

August 4, 2020by: Chad Welch, Community Impact Coordinator – Education What if the Kids are Not Back at School in the Fall? Here’s a question that may help focus you: Next year, in 5 years, in 10 years, in 20 years,… Continue Reading →

Preventing Summer Slide

“Summer slide” is the tendency for students to lose some of what they learned during the previous school year. … Educational, fun enrichment activities throughout the summer are very important so when they go back to school in the fall… Continue Reading →

Social and Emotional Competence

“There’s a lot to learn when you’re a kid. Patience and problem solving. Paying attention. How to make decisions and understand emotions. How to be kind. Children learn lessons like these every day by watching and listening to those around… Continue Reading →

Early Literacy is Crucial to Student Success

Reading regularly with young children stimulates optimal patterns of brain development and strengthens parent-child relationships at a critical time in child development, which, in turn, builds language, literacy, and social-emotional skills that last a lifetime.  A recent national study, “Double Jeopardy:… Continue Reading →

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

To register your child for Imagination Library please complete this short survey and then you will be directed to the official registration form. When your child turns 5 years of age and receives their graduation letter please fill out the… Continue Reading →

Student Success

The Department of Public Instruction works with local schools to ensure students reach their full potential. In Wisconsin, student success is much more than test scores. We strive to prepare all students for whatever life brings them after school by instilling the… Continue Reading →

How to Help Your Kids Succeed in School

Tips and Activities for Parents of Preschool to Grade 5 Kids WHAT IS THIS BOOK ABOUT? This book provides practical advice and specific activities parents can use to help their kids excel in school. WHO IS THIS BOOK FOR? This book is for parents… Continue Reading →

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