ERIC Number: EJ526894
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Advances in Family, Community, and School Partnerships.
Epstein, Joyce L.
New Schools, New Communities, v12 n3 p5-13 Spr 1996
Summarizes the "overlapping spheres of influence" theory of educational partnerships and presents a framework of six major types of involvement in schools to provide a context for other articles in this issue. Also summarizes results of some studies by the Center on Families, Communities, Schools, and Children's Learning. (SLD)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Community Involvement, Context Effect, Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Educational Change, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship, Models, Parent Participation, Participative Decision Making, Partnerships in Education, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Note: Theme issue concentrating on partnerships in education. Research supported by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement through grant R117Q00031.