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Improving Results for Children and Families : Linking Collaborative Services with School Reform Efforts - Margaret C. Wang

Improving Results for Children and Families

Linking Collaborative Services with School Reform Efforts

By: Margaret C. Wang (Editor), William Lowe Boyd (Editor)

Paperback Published: 5th September 2000
ISBN: 9781930608023
Number Of Pages: 220
For Ages: 20+ years old

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Comprises three sections: emerging models for connecting community services reform; the impact of school- and community-based interventions and children's learning and development; and state and federal policies for building partnerships to improve outcomes for children and families.

Improving Results for Children and Families by Linking Collaborative Services with School Reform Efforts: Introduction and Overview
Trends and Lessons in School-Community Initiativesp. 3
Community for Learning: Connection with Community Servicesp. 19
Schools, Community-based Interventions, and Children's Learning and Development: What's the Connect?p. 35
Furthering Education: The Relationship of Schools and Other Organizationsp. 53
Lessons from the Evaluation of New Jersey's School-Based Youth Services Programp. 91
School and After-School Programs as Contexts for Youth Development: A Qualitative and Quantitative Assessmentp. 121
State Education Agency Support for School-Community Collaboration in the Mid-Atlantic Statesp. 155
Enhancing Federal Support for Connecting Educational Improvement Strategies and Collaborative Servicesp. 175
Afterword: A Summary of Next Step Recommendationsp. 199
About the Authorsp. 203
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ISBN: 9781930608023
ISBN-10: 1930608020
Series: Research in Educational Policy: Local, National & Global Perspectives
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 20+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 220
Published: 5th September 2000
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.32