TOPIC: Collaboration - School, Community, Interagency; community schools
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Center Developed Documents, Resources and Tools
Chapter in Transforming Student and Learning Supports: Developing a Unified, Comprehensive, and Equitable System
Guides to Policy & Program Development and Practice
Fact & Information Resources, Guidance Notes, Practice Notes, and Tools for Practice
Practice Notes & Information Resources
Connecting Schools, Families and Communities. L. Taylor & H.S. Adelman (2000).
Professional School Counseling, 3(5), 298-307.
Creating School and Community Partnerships for Substance Abuse Prevention Programs. H.S. Adelman & L. Taylor (2002)
Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Center for Mental Health in Schools.
A Policy and Practice Framework to Guide School-Community Connections. L. Taylor & H.S. Adelman (1998).
Rural Special Education Quarterly, 17(3/4) 62-70.
Restructuring Education Support Services and Integrating Community Resources: Beyond the Full Service School Model. H.S. Adelman & L. Taylor (1997).
School Psychology Review, 25,431-445.
School-Community Relations: Policy and Practice. L. Taylor & H.S. Adelman (2003). In Fishbaugh, et al., (Eds.), Ensuring safe school environments: Exploring issues– seeking solutions. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
School and Community Collaboration to Promote a Safe Learning Environment. H.S. Adelman & L. Taylor (2006).
State Education Standard, 7(1), 38-43.
Want to Work With Schools? What is Involved in Successful Linkages? L. Taylor & H. Adelman (2006).
The School Service Sourcebook: A Guide for Social Workers, Counselors, and Mental Health Professionals, Oxford University Press.
System Reform to Address Barriers to Learning: Beyond School-Linked Services and Full Service Schools. H.S. Adelman & L. Taylor (1997).
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry,
Building Comprehensive, Multifaceted, and Integrated Approaches to Addressing Barriers to Student Learning. H.S. Adelman & L. Taylor (2002).
Childhood Education, 78(5), 261-268.
Beyond Placement in the Least Restrictive Environment : The Concept of Least Intervention Needed and the Need for Continuum of Community-school Programs/Services H.S. Adelman & L. Taylor (1998).
(Prepared for a forum sponsored by the National Association of State Director of Special Education).
Center Policy and Program Analysis Briefs
Resource Aid Packet
Technical Aid Packets
Continuing Education Modules
Other Relevant Documents, Resources, and Tools on the Internet
Aligning Health and Education in the School Setting
Building Full-Service School: A Step-by-Step Guide
Challenges and Potential of a Collaborative Approach to Education Reform
The Challenges of Building Local Collaboratives for Sustaining Educational Improvement>
Communities and Schools: A New View of Urban Education Reform
- Community Schools: Alighing Resources for Student Success
- Community Schools in Practice: Research on Implementation and Impact
- Community Schools: Transforming Struggling Schools into Thriving Schools. Center for Popular Democracy, Coalition for Community Schools, Southern Education Foundation
- Community Partnerships (Washington State Depart. of Public Instruction)
- A Compact for Learning: An Action Handbook for Family-School-Community Partnerships
- Diversity: School, Family, and Community Connections
- Emerging Issues in School, Family, & Community Connections
- Family Involvement in Children's Education
- Handbook on Family and Community Engagement
- How Schools Work and How to Work with Schools
- Mayoral Leadership and Involvement in Education
- Meaningful Local Engagemetn under ESSA: A handdbook for LEAs and School Leaders
- Measuring Social Return on Investment for Community Schools
- A New Wave of Evidence: The Impact of School, Family, and Community Connections on Student Achievement
- Opportunity-Rich Schools and Sustainable Communities
- Organized Parents, Organized Teachers -- a five-minute video and some references to Learn More about Effective Parent Organizing for School Reform
- Partnerships for Change: Community-Union Collaboration in Public Education
- The Promise of University-Assisted Community Schools to Transform American Schooling: A Report From the Field, 1985-2012
- Scaling Up School and Community Partnerships
- School/Community Collaboration: Comparing Three Initiatives
- The Team Functioning Scale: Evaluating and improving effectiveness of school teams
- Transforming Our Schools Together: A Multi-School Collaboration to Implement Positive Education
- Urban Teachers and Collaborative School-Linked Services.
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