The Power of Community Engagement for Educational Change

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Diana Hiatt-Michael, Michael P. Evans
IAP, 1 sept. 2015 - 195 pages
Effective schools engage a wide range of families and community members to support their award?winning programs. This monograph highlights exemplary examples of communities, including foundations, community organizers, non?profit organizations, community agencies, as well as school districts, that lead successful group, school, district and state level initiatives to improve educational outcomes. Practitioners and scholars join hands to share promising practices and research?based examples of community initiatives that have had positive impacts on families, schools, and communities. This monograph is vital to educational leadership preparation programs; education policymakers at the local, state, and national levels; school and district level administrators; and a broad range of community leaders.
 

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The Power and Potential of CommunityBased Approaches to Educational Change
1
Two Concepts of Community Engagement
9
From Private Citizens to Public Actors
21
Community Engagement as a Central Activity in New Charter Schools
41
Parents and School FundRaising Policies
65
Youth Engagement in Educational Change
83
Promising Practices for Principals
101
Operation Dream
115
Foundation Support for Bridge Building Between District Personnel and Local Communities
129
Community Organizing for Highly Effective Teachers
151
Important Qualities in a SchoolCommunity Partnership
165
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