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    Beyond the bake sale : the essential guide to family-school partnerships / Anne T. Henderson ... [et al.].
    New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton, 2007.
  • Education -- Parent participation.
  • Home and school.
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    Henderson, Anne T.
    1565848888 (pbk.)
    9781565848887 (pbk.)
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    xiv, 338 p. ; 24 cm.
    Why partnerships are important. Introduction: why bother to read this book? ; What is a family-school partnership supposed to look like? -- Getting started : building the relationship. Ready, set, go! how do you know if you're really open to partnership? ; Developing relationships : how can you build trust instead of blaming each other? Checklist : how family-friendly is your school? -- Guidelines for action from research. Linking to learning : how will involving parents help your test scores? Checklist : how closely is your school's parent involvement program linked to student learning? ; Addressing differences : how can you deal with issues of race, class, and culture? Checklist : how well is your school bridging racial, class, and cultural differences? ; Supporting advocacy : how can "problem parents" become partners you can work with? Checklist : how well does your school support parents as advocates? ; Sharing power : who's in charge here anyway? Checklist : how well is your school sharing power and practicing democracy? ; Scaling up : why can't all schools in a district create strong partnerships with families? Checklist : how well does your district support family and community engagement? -- Resources and tools. Help! where can you find useful resources to build your partnership? Chapter topics ; Selected resources ; Recommended reading from the San Diego PALs ; Tools to support your work: where do we start? Attitude check ; Conference checklist ; Developing a code of conduct ; District policy on family-school partnership ; Family involvement coordinator - sample job description ; Family welcome questionnaire ; Homework survey ; Needs assessment survey ; Parent review ; Parent volunteer survey ; School climate survey ; Tips for developing a school family involvement policy.
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