TOPIC: Parent/Home Involvement and Engagement in Schools
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Chapter in Transforming Student and Learning Supports: Developing a Unified, Comprehensive, and Equitable System
Policy & Practice Report
Enhancing Home Involvement to Address Barriers to Learning: A Collaborative Process
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- Achieving Excellence and Innovation in Family, School, and Community Engagement webinar
- A New Wave of Evidence:The Impact of School, Family, and Community Connections on Student Achievement
- Family Advocacy, Support, and Education in Children's Mental Health (2008) K. Hoagwood, et. al., Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 35: 73-83.
- Questions Parents Ask About Schools
- Reaching All Families: Creating Family-Friendly Schools.US Dept of Education, Office or Educational Research and Improvement
- School Engagement Among Parents of Middle School Youth
Annie E. Casey Foundation
Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY)
Beach Center on Disability
Center for Law and Education
Center for the Improvement of Child Caring
on School, Family, and Community Partnerships
Children, Youth and Family Consortium Electronic Clearinghouse
Families and Advocates Partnership for Education
Families and Schools Together
Family and Youth Services Bureau
Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health
Future of Children
Grandparent Information Center
Human Development and Family Science Extension
Institute for Urban and Minority Education
National Association of School Psychologists
National Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention
National Clearinghouse of Families and Youth (NCFY)
National ParentNet Association
Parent and Family Resource Page at ED.gov
Parents Helping Parents
for Family Involvement in Education
Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
Publications That Can Be Obtained Through Libraries
- The battle over homework: Common ground for administrators, teachers, and parents.
Cooper, Harris. (2nd ed.). Corwin Press, Inc: Thousand Oaks, CA, US, 2001. xiii, 82pp.
- Connecting home, school and community: New directions for social research. Epstein, J. L., & Sanders, M. G. (2000). In M. T. Hallinan (Ed.),
Handbook of the sociology of education (pp. 285 - 306), New York, NY: Kluwer Academic
- Developing Academically Supportive Behaviors Among Hispanic Parents: What Elementary Teachers and Administrators
Can Do. Lara-Alecio, R.; Irby, B.J.; Ebner, R. Preventing School Failure v42, n1 (Fall, 1997):27
- The effect of parent participation in strategies to improve the homework performance of students who are at risk.
Callahan, Kevin; Rademacher, Joyce A.; Hildreth, Bertina L.; Hildreth, Bertina L. Remedial &
Special Education. PRO-ED: US, 1998 May. 19 (3): p. 131-141.
- Families, professionals, and exceptionality: Positive outcomes through partnerships and trust (5th ed.)
Soodak, L. C., Erwin, E. J., Turnbull, A.P. & Turnbull, H.R. (2001)
- Free Appropriate Public Education: The Law and Children With Disabilities. H. Rutherford Turnbull and Ann Turnbull. Denver: Love, 2000.
- From Parent Involvement to Parent Empowerment and Family Support: A guide for Community Leaders, (1998).
K. Briar-Lawson, H.A. Lawson, B.J. Rooney, V. Hansen, L.G. White, M.E. Radina, K. L. Herzog Institute for
- From Parent Involvement to Parent Empowerment and Family Support: A resource guide for school community leaders, (1998).
Briar-Lawson, Lawson, Rooney, Hansen, White, Radina & Herzog. Oxford, OH: The Danforth Foundation & The Institute for Educational Renewal at Miami University
- Home and School Relations: Teachers and Parents Working Together. By Glenn Olsen and Mary Lou Fuller. Prentice Hall (2011).
- The how, whom, and why of parents’ involvement in children’s academic lives: More is not always better. Pomerantz, E., Moorman, E., & Litwack, S. (2007).
Review of Educational Research, 77, 373-410.
- A new wave of evidence: The impact of school, family and community connections on student achievement. Henderson, A.T. & Mapp, K.L. (2002). Austin, TX: Southwest Educational Development Laboratory.
- Resolving homework-related communication problems: Recommendations of parents of children with and without disabilities.
Harniss, Mark K.; Epstein, Michael H.; Bursuck, William D.; Nelson, Janet; Jayanthi, Madhavi. Reading
& Writing Quarterly: Overcoming Learning Difficulties.
Taylor & Francis: US, 2001 Jul-Sep. 17 (3): p. 205-225.
- Rethinking family-school relations: A critique of parental involvement in schooling.
De Carvalho, M.E.P. (2001). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
- A School Parent Group Which Supports Families, Education and Community.
Vandrick, S.(1999). In Education v120, n2 (Winter, 1999):249.
- Six pathways to healthy child development and academic success: The field guide to Comer schools in action. Comer, J.P., Joyner, E.T., & Ben-Avie, M. (2004) Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.
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