ERIC Number: ED370720
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Connecting School Family Community Resources. School & Family Partnership Series.
Bernick, Rivian; Rutherford, Barry
Intended for use by school administrators and community leaders serving families of students in the middle grades (6-8), this booklet describes eight family resource programs that illustrate a broad range of practices that attempt to match specific services to those unique needs of the adolescents and families served in each community. Each of the programs has provided evaluation data that indicate measures of success. The descriptions include details of how program leaders have addressed different elements of implementation, including scope and objectives, setting, planning, services and staffing, and governance. Keys to successful operations are highlighted for each program. The programs described are: (1) Buffalo Public Schools' Parent Center, Buffalo, New York; (2) Working Parent Resource Center, St. Paul, Minnesota; (3) Natchez-Adams Chapter 1 Parent Center, Natchez, Mississippi; (4) Bell County Middle School Youth Services Center, Pineville, Kentucky; (5) Parents Place, Longview, Washington; (6) South Brunswick School Based Youth Services Program, Monmouth Junction, New Jersey; (7) Greenlee/Metro Elementary Lab School, Denver, Colorado; and (8) McAllen Parent/Student Community Evening Study Centers, McAllen, Texas. (HTH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Research.
Authoring Institution: RMC Research Corp., Denver, CO.
Identifiers: Family Support; Integrated Services; Program Characteristics; School Based Services