ERIC Number: ED452796
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Community Update, 2000.
Community Update, n73-82 Jan-Nov/Dec 2000
This document consists of ten issues (covering January through December 2000) of the Newsletter, "Community Update," containing articles on community and family involvement in education. Article topics include: grants to improve local schools in the 21st century; the Telephone Pioneers of America; learning resources on the World Wide Web; faith communities partner with public schools to help children learn; the Chicago Partnership for Family Involvement in Education; competitive grants for improving schools; "Setting New Expectations," the seventh State of American Education address; improving teacher quality; Teachers College at Columbia University (New York) connects teachers and the community to improve quality; suggestions for summer educational activities; Washington, D.C.'s Bell High School--a multicultural model; addressing the future of Hispanic education; the demand for after-school programs; summer programs at 21st Century Community Learning Centers; modernizing America's schools; engaging family and community support for the new school year; record school enrollments; what to look for in a preschool; activities for engaging preschoolers; the Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP); federal financial aid for higher education; and improving mathematics and science education. (MES)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Educational Finance, Educational Improvement, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Involvement, Family School Relationship, Federal Government, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Literacy, Newsletters, Partnerships in Education, Preschool Education, Reading Programs, School Community Relationship, Summer Programs, Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs.