ERIC Number: ED384475
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
The Integration of Education and Social Services in Rural, Small Schools. Rural, Small Schools Network Information Exchange: Number 17, Fall 1994.
Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.
This packet includes reprints of journal articles, reports from social service agencies, government agencies, and consulting and educational organizations currently implementing or evaluating interagency collaboration in small, rural schools. The five sections of the packet explain integrated services and the impact on rural schools; issues affecting the integration of education and social services, such as funding, evaluation, and change in teacher roles; collaboration and relationship building, school and community partnerships, and trust and ownership of participants; recommendations to guide schools and services; and a list of organizations and references. Articles include: (1) "Rural Schools and Service Integration: They Seem Willing--But Are They Able?" (Robert Bhaerman); (2) "Rural Schools and Social Services" (Jacqueline D. Spears, Larry Combs, Gwen Bailey); (3) "Streamlining Interagency Collaboration for Youth At Risk": (Grace Pung Guthrie, Larry F. Guthrie); (4) "Funding Initiatives for School-Linked Family Services" (Frank Farrow); (5) "Evaluation of School-Linked Services" (Deanna S. Gomby, Carol S. Larson); (6) "Parent and Community Support and Involvement" (Goals 2000); (7) "Building Trust and Ownership" (Atelia I. Melaville, Martin J. Blank, Gelareh Asayesh); (8) "Developing Relationships with School Staff and Students" (Ellen L. Marks, Carolyn H. Marzke); (9) "Schools Reaching Out: Family, School and Community Partnerships for Student Success" (Don Davies); (10) "Collaboration between Schools and Community Agencies in Rural Settings" (Beverly B. Hobbs); and (11) "Going to Scale" (Atelia I. Melaville, Martin J. Blank, Gelareh Asayesh). The last two sections include additional information on implementation of integrated services, and organizations concerned with integration of education and social services. Contains 14 references. (LP)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Programs, Integrated Services, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Rural Education, Rural Schools, School Health Services, School Role, Social Services, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.