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ERIC Number: EJ972595
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-May
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
Connecting with Parents at Home
Henke, Linda
Educational Leadership, v68 n8 p38-41 May 2011
In Maplewood Richmond Height, Missouri, the Teacher Home Visit Program has become a crucial component of the district's success. At the end of the first semester of the 2010-11 school year, discipline referrals were down 45 percent, and parent attendance at each school's first open house was up by almost 20 percent. Attendance is nudging up as well. Teachers new to the program attend two three-hour training sessions offered by the Kalish Foundation and are paid for the training session as well as for the home visits. The Teacher Home Visit Program has moved the district to the next level in terms of serving families and educating students. (Contains 1 endnote.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Missouri