ERIC Number: ED462159
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Jan-1
America Goes Back to School: Get Involved! Stay Involved! Information for Families and Community Members.
Partnership for Family Involvement in Education (ED), Washington, DC.
This brochure provides several tips for families and for community members to help them encourage student achievement and success. The tips are grouped into three categories: (1) "Help our children read well and independently by the end of third grade"; (2) "Help our children learn to meet high math and science standards and take challenging math and science courses"; and (3) "Help our children start early to prepare for college and careers." The brochure also includes a description of seven good practices for families to encourage their children's academic success, and tips on helping to modernize America's schools for the 21st century. (EV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Children, College Preparation, Community Involvement, Community Support, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Mathematics, Parent Participation, Parents as Teachers, Reading, School Community Relationship, School Support, Sciences
ED Pubs, P.O. Box 1398, Jessup, MD 20794-1398. Tel: 877-433-7827 (Toll Free); Tel: 800-872-5327 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.ed.gov/PFIE.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Parents
Authoring Institution: Partnership for Family Involvement in Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Note: For Spanish version of brochure, see PS 030 092.