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Title: Welcoming: Facilitating a New Start at a New School

Description: This article reports on the approach to intervention developed for use by schools to facilitate the initial school adjustment of newly entering students and their families. Specifically discussed are the concept of welcoming; intervention phases, tasks, and mechanisms; and the special focus on enhancing home involvement. Keywords: Support for Transitions, Parental Involvement, Education, Intervention Models, Community Involvement/Development, Service Coordination and Integration, Reducing Barriers To Learning, students, families, school adjustment, home involvement in schools, welcoming,

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