ERIC Number: ED199362
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Community Perspectives on the Role of the School in the Community. IRE Report No. 3.
This report is a series of interviews with fifteen citizens experienced in school community relations at five different sites across the nation. A background section presents the rationale for and the design of these interviews and introduces the participants. The greater portion of the report presents a summary of and commentary on the interviews which cover such topics as: (1) new sources of legitimacy for citizen action; (2) coalition building and its impact; (3) the isolation of schools from the community; (4) professional resistance to parent involvement; and (5) political resources in urban and rural settings. An appendix provides an abstract of each interview. (Author/APM)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Citizen Participation, Community Action, Community Control, Community Education, Community Involvement, Cooperative Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Parent Associations, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Preschool Education, Rural Schools, School Community Relationship, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Institute for Responsive Education, Boston, MA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title I