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Strong Neighborhoods, Strong Schools(Eva Gold, Elaine Simon, and Chris Brown )          2.8 MB

01/01/02    Cross-Cities Campaign for Urban School Reform and Research for Action

Using an action research approach, this report documents the methods used in community organizing for school reform and provides measures for evaluating their successful contribution to the improvement of public education and the strengthening of low-income communities. P. 60.

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Community Programs to Promote Youth Development           

01/01/02    National Research Council and Institute of Medicine

National report affirms the power and value of youth development. It offers authoritative guidance to policymakers, practitioners, researchers, and other key stakeholders on the role of youth development programs in the promotion of healthy youth development and well-being. P. 411.

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Using NCLB to Improve Student Achievement: An Action Guide for Community and Parent Leaders          555.2 KB

01/01/02    Public Education Network

This action guide by the Public Education Network cuts through education jargon and explains the law's new requirements for states, districts and schools in clear terms. It is organized as an easy-to-use professional development tool for administrators and teachers and prioritizes 10 major areas in the law where the public should concentrate its action.

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Facing the Hard Facts in Education Reform(Paul Barton)          562.0 KB


This report from Paul Barton of the Educational Testing Service makes a compelling case for a broader vision of education reform emphasizing the entirety of a child's learning environment (including the home, community and the school).

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Just Waiting to Be Asked? A Fresh Look at Attitudes on Public Engagement          601.4 KB

01/01/01    Public Agenda

Study summarizes the results of surveys of superintendents, school board members, teachers, parents and the public at large. This analysis of the attitudinal predisposition of key players shares lessons about the opportunities and obstacles that public engagement efforts may face. $10. For more information call, (212) 686-6610.

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