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How Missouri Public School Students Spend Their Time
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America’s K-12 education system is in crisis. Before COVID-19, Missouri public school students were only in their school buildings 13.9% of each year (174 school days a year times seven hours a day). Schools can’t do 100% of the work in less than 14% of the time. Now more than ever, they must have academic support from the home for the students to succeed in school and in life.

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We Support Teachers

HOME WORKS! trains, supports, and helps pay teachers to make virtual home visits and get their families engaged in their kids' education.

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We Engage Parents

HOME WORKS! connects teachers to parents with virtual home visits and Parent Teacher Learning Team meetings that involve and empower the entire family.

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We Transform Schools

Partnering with families and schools, HOME WORKS! improves students’ classroom performance.

The Impact

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The Teacher Home Visit Program Works!

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of parents surveyed
felt that home visits
improved relationships
with their children's teachers.


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of teachers surveyed
felt that home visits
strengthened
their understanding

of their students' cultures
and home lives.


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of teachers surveyed
believe that home visits
improved students
motivation and attitudes
toward school.

Why It Works

"Every before and after story we hear from parents and teachers are added benefits — ‘before home visits my kids hated school, now my kid loves it!’”

What They’re Saying about HOME WORKS!
“I received a new student in my classroom in the middle of the school year who was unfamiliar with home visits. It was clear that he was trying to adjust to our school environment, make friends, and be a successful learner. After our home visit, he has come into school every day with a huge smile on his face ready to learn. It was clear that he felt more comfortable, connected, and at ease after I had met with his family and saw what his life was about outside of school.”
HOME WORKS! Teacher