TOPIC: Parent/Home Involvement in Schools
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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
- Facts For Families (from the AACAP)
- Family Advocacy, Support, and Education in Children's Mental Health (2008) K. Hoagwood, et. al., Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 35: 73-83.
- The Growing Number of Kids in Severely Distressed Neighborhoods: Evidence from the 2000 Census
- 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
- Snapshots of America's Families 3: Tracking Change 1997-2002 (2003) Urban Institute
Programs and Policies
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) http://www.beachcenter.org/resource_library/beach_resource_detail_page.aspx?intResourceID=2267
- 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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