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Building School-Community Partnerships: Collaboration for Student Success (Paperback)
  • Building School-Community Partnerships: Collaboration for Student Success (Paperback)

Building School-Community Partnerships: Collaboration for Student Success (Paperback)

Paperback 144 Pages / Published: 02/02/2006
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Based on five years of research, including feedback from hundreds of school leaders and case studies of elementary, middle, and high schools in rural, suburban, and urban U.S. cities, Building School-Community Partnerships: Collaboration for Student Success is a resource for teachers seeking to establish school-community partnerships to achieve goals for their schools, and the students, families, and communities they serve.

Within this essential guide, school leaders will find:

- essential research components for the busy administrator

- real-life examples illustrating elements of strong partnerships

- practical strategies based on what works from 10 model schools

- an annotated professional development workshop agenda, including handouts

- resources, including sample activities and letters

Administrators looking for examples of effective school-community partnerships will find this research-based resource full of inspiring, practical, and feasible ideas!

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412917650
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 308 g
Dimensions: 254 x 177 x 10 mm

"A comprehensive guide to begin the process of involving community agencies and parents in the success of schools. Easy to read and gives step-by-step guidelines to making sure the pieces are in place for a successful community partnership." -- Susan Catapano
"A broad and insightful overview of theory, research, and practice in the field of school-community partnerships. The author looks at common collaborations and a variety of goals, from improved math skills to better school landscaping." -- Curriculum Connections, Fall 2006
"The first comprehensive book written to guide educators and practitioners in the practical aspects of building school-community partnerships. Pushing us to move beyond a mere focus on parental involvement, Sanders calls for a broader understanding of engaging the community outside the school walls." -- Harvard Educational Review, Summer 2006

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