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ERIC Number: ED449279
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Nov
Pages: 43
Abstractor: N/A
The Parent, Family, and Community Involvement Guide.
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Malden.
This report presents a guide to involving parents, families, and the community in education. It explains that student achievement increases, schools improve, and parent and community involvement thrives when: (1) parents, families, and community members play an integral role in helping students learn at all grade levels; (2) communication between home and school is consistent, two-way, and meaningful; (3) sound parenting practices are promoted and supported; (4) parents, families, and community members are welcome in the school, and their support and assistance are sought; (5) parents and community members contribute to school planning and decision making; (6) community resources are sought to strengthen schools, communities, and families; and (7) personnel training (preservice and inservice) includes courses and workshops on parent, family, and community involvement. (SM)
Massachusetts Department of Education, 350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148-5023. Tel: 781-338-3000; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Parents; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Malden.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A