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Stitt, Nichole M.; Brooks, Nancy J. – Schools: Studies in Education, 2014
Policy statements of the last two decades have directed schools to enter into partnerships with parents to enhance the social, emotional, and academic growth of their children. However, in practice and scholarship, parental involvement has been constructed as attendance to school-based activities and needs. This article draws on data from an…
Descriptors: Parents, Parent Participation, Case Studies, One Parent Family
Basye, Cynthia – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Instructional time for social studies in elementary classrooms has decreased since the passage of Goals 2000 and No Child Left Behind, with content contracted to align with reading goals. Consequently, opportunities for preservice teachers to observe and teach social studies lessons have diminished. This qualitative multiple case study examines…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Preservice Teachers, Decision Making, Elementary Education
Mitchell, Antoinette; Raphael, Jacqueline – 1999
This book highlights the reform policies, practices, and procedures of nine promising Goals 2000 subgrantees. It describes how Goals 2000 and/or Technology Literacy Challenge Fund (TLCF) grants are being used to start, support, and/or sustain these reforms. The report examines the nine subgrantees' reform efforts using a multiple case-study…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, Educational Administration, Educational Change
Borman, Jennifer; Cusick, Philip – 1998
The Michigan English Language Arts Framework (MELAF) offers an illustrative case of top-down and bottom-up confluences in curriculum policymaking. In several distinct ways, state policy met local initiatives to create dynamic partnerships to spread change. State systematic reformers looked to the grass roots for ideas and percolating initiatives.…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Educational Policy
Roth, Jeffrey; Myers-Jennings, Corine – 1995
A case study evaluated the effectiveness of the Even Start family literacy project, which integrates within a single continuum of service three formerly separate curricular components: adult education, early childhood education, and parent education. A series of case study interviews were conducted over a 4-year period with 11 adult participants…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Family Literacy