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ERIC Number: ED344695
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Apr
Pages: 29
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Proceedings of the International Roundtable on Family-Community-School Partnerships (3rd, Chicago, Illinois, April 2, 1991).
Thompson, Scott
The roundtable reported in this document was intended to identify cross-cultural themes in education and support the growth of a network of international scholars. The roundtable included: (1) reports on partnerships among families, communities, and schools in Eastern Europe, Latin America, Spain, Portugal, Singapore, and Australia; (2) presentations on research and practice concerning educational partnerships in the United States; (3) discussion of a cross-cultural study of parent involvement in Austria, Taiwan, and the United States; and (4) an open discussion. Prominent roundtable themes reported in this document include strategies for making academic and social success a reality for all children; transitions between home and school and between educational levels; and family and community participation in schools. Ten references are cited in the preface of the document. Lists of visitors to, and participants in, the roundtable are appended. (BC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Institute for Responsive Education, Boston, MA.; Center on Families, Communities, Schools, and Children's Learning.
Identifiers: Educational Transitions; Partnerships in Education