ERIC Number: ED419888
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Education and Community: The Collaborative Solution. Proceedings of the International Conference Linking Research and Practice (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 3-5, 1994).
Lawton, Stephen B., Ed.; Tanenzapt, Elaine, Ed.; Townsend, Richard G., Ed.
These proceedings are divided into two sections that explore collaboration between schools and communities. In Part I, the first four papers, analytic frameworks are described that provide different perspectives on collaboration. In Part II, descriptions of concrete programs and advice for developing better school-community relations are offered. The following papers are included: (1) "Policy Options for Building School-Community Relations" (James G. Cibulka); (2) "Families and Schools Working Together in a Pluralistic Society" (Nancy Chavkin); (3) "Poverty and Education: Conceptions and Misconceptions" (Benjamin Levin); (4) "Students and Academics Look at School Improvement" (Richard G. Townsend and George Bedard); (5) "Reaching Education's Publics" (Norman Robinson); (6)"Stakeholder Attitudes towards Community Involvement in New Brunswick Schools: Implications for Collaborative Solutions" (R. M. McDonald); (7) "The Policy and Practice of Community Enrichment of Schools" (Hanne B. Mawhinney); (8) "The Collaborative School and the Empowered Community: A Total School-Based Management Model" (Adrian Guldemond); and (9) "Finding the Common Ground" (Gordon Cressy). An appendix contains the conference agenda. Each paper contains references. (Contains 3 figures and 25 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Cooperation, Educational Improvement, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Models, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Public Schools, School Based Management, School Community Relationship, Stakeholders, Tables (Data)
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 252 Bloor Street, West Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1V6.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Inst. for Studies in Education, Toronto. Dept. of Educational Administration.
Identifiers - Location: Canada