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Leadership for Family and Community Involvement

Author: Paul D Houston; Alan M Blankstein; Robert W Cole; Houston.
Publisher: Corwin Press, 2010.
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With articles by Alan M. Blankstein, Pedro A. Noguera, Mavis G. Sanders, Paul D. Houston, and others, this volume examines educators' pivotal role in leading family and community involvement in  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Leadership for Family and Community Involvement
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul D Houston; Alan M Blankstein; Robert W Cole; Houston.
OCLC Number: 940599003
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface - Robert ColeAcknowledgmentsAbout the Authors1. Engaging Families to Enhance Student Success - Alan M. Blankstein and Pedro A. Noguera2. Parents as Leaders: School, Family, and Community Partnerships in Two Districts - Mavis G. Sanders3. Sharing the Dream: Engaging Families as Partners in Supporting Student Success - Susan Frelick-Wooley, Cynthia Rosacker Glimpse, and Sheri DeBoe Johnson4. The `What' and `How' of Helping Parents Help Students Become Successful Learners - Yoni Schwab & Maurice J. Elias5. Family Literacy: The Roles of School Libraries and Public Libraries - Lesley S. J. Farmer6. Balancing Your Communication Ledger:Using Audits to Involve Communities and Build Support for Schools - Edward H. Moore7. Manage the Molehill Before It Becomes a Mountain: Keeping Parent Interactions Productive for Students - Lin Kuzmich8. Raising the Village by Bringing Communities and Schools Together - Paul D. HoustonIndex


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