ERIC Number: ED345840
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Oct-25
Reference Count: N/A
For Student Success: 'Reach Out and Touch'--Schools, Families, and Communities.
Institute for Responsive Education, Boston, MA.
This document is a transcript of a workshop intended to inform conference participants about the experiences of two schools, both members of the League of Schools Reaching Out, which sponsored the workshop. First, the director of the early education program for the Ferguson Florissant (Missouri) school district spoke about her program, which is committed to supporting parent involvement, identifying children with special needs, and providing special education services. The speech focused on home visits, the principal manner in which the school district works with parents. In addition, a parent spoke about her positive response to the program. The audience questioned both speakers. The second school highlighted was the Wilkinson Early Childhood Center, a magnet school in St. Louis. The principal talked about his program of parent involvement, which includes the traditional parent-teacher organization, and a school-based management board in which parents participate. After the principal's talk, a parent and a teacher described their responses to the program, and all the speakers responded to questions from the audience. (BC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for Responsive Education, Boston, MA.
Identifiers: Missouri (Ferguson); Missouri (Florissant); Missouri (Saint Louis)
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the National Black Child Development Institute, Inc. (St. Louis, MO, October 23-25, 1991).