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Document Number: 3434

Emerging Issues in School, Family and Community Connections - This research synthesis produced by the National Center for Family and Community Connections with Schools identifies four issues crucial to helping schools, families and communities work together to improve the education system. One key issue is the need for more precise measures of the impact of various parent/community involvement programs. A general knowledge of the research is no longer enough for those who lead school, family and community connection initiatives to be credible and to lead successfully. (Catherine Jordan, Evangelina Orozco, Amy Averett, Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, 2001)...

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