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School, Family, And Community Interaction A View From The Firing Lines

By Cheryl L Fagnano, Beverly Werber Copyright 1994
    183 Pages
    by Routledge

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    by Routledge

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    Most Americans will agree that, among other things, a quality education begins with meaningful interaction between families and schools. Yet as the contributors to this volume point out, several aspects of contemporary American society undermine the critical relationship among schools, families and their communities, and these conditions contribute

    Foreword -- Introduction -- Families, Communities and Schools: A Perspective from the Foundations -- The Interaction of Schools, Families and Communities: An Overview -- Introduction -- Family Involvement in Education -- Theory to Practice: School and Family Partnerships Lead to School Improvement and Student Success -- Family, School and Community Involvement: Special Population Issues -- Introduction -- Parent Involvement in Schooling: A Dissenting View -- African American Families and Schools: Toward Mutually Supportive Relationships -- Spanish-Speaking Families' Involvement in Schools -- School-Parent Partnerships in Minority-Based Communities: A Program for Positive Interaction -- Introduction -- Partnership Potential: The Importance of Working Toward Positive Outcomes -- School-Parent Partnerships: A Guide -- Forum for Exchange -- Schools, Families and Communities: A Conversation with America's Educators -- Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award Recipients 1987–1992


    Cheryl L. Fagnano