ERIC Number: ED433953
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Families, Schools, Communities: Learning Together, Spring 1999. Bulletin 99217.
Landsverk, Ruth Anne
The Families in Education Program, dedicated to nurturing a family-community-school partnership, provides this packet for Wisconsin schools to use throughout the year to promote families and learning. The articles in this packet contain ideas for making family-community partnerships work in the schools. Articles address the following topics: (1) family-school compacts; (2) web resources on parental involvement in education; (3) questions for evaluating a family-school-community partnership program; (4) family resource centers; (5) sample survey for school family centers; (6) child care information center; (7) parent involvement in school governance; (8) setting standards for parent partnerships; (9) promising practices for partnerships, including a summer learning fair and a family involvement retreat; and (10) the variety of ways schools spent their 1997-98 Wisconsin Partnership Schools grants. (KB)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Programs, Family School Relationship, Parent Participation, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Program Evaluation, School Community Relationship, World Wide Web
Families in Education Program, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 125 South Webster Street, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI; Tel: 800-441-4563 (Toll Free); Tel: 608-266-9757l.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin