ERIC Number: ED170425
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Supports and Constraints to School-Community Relations in an Urban, Inner-City School. Symposium No. 4.0l: Perspectives on School-Community Relations.
Bartels, Lois I.
Identified in this research report are variables acting as supports and constraints to the development of a school community relations program. Background information concerning the characteristics of the school studied and its administration is provided. Major influences on the development of a school community relations program in this particular school are described and discussed. These include the principal's role, school district size, teacher attitudes and behaviors, teacher integration, teacher transiency, the instructional program, State and Federal guidelines, the allocation of resources, parent attitudes, socioeconomic influences, desegregation efforts, and parent participation. The influence of these factors on the goals of the school community relations program are also described and discussed. Implications of this study are summarized and evaluated. (EB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Case Studies, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Parent Participation, Principals, Resource Allocation, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, Staff Development, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Integration, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper prepared for the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (San Francisco, California, April 8, 1979)