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Hayakawa, Momoko; Reynolds, Arthur – Voices in Urban Education, 2016
Flexibility, creativity, and collaboration are required to successfully meet the needs of each school when scaling up family engagement programs across a diverse range of communities. Flexibility, creativity, and collaboration are required to successfully meet the needs of each school when scaling up family engagement programs across a diverse…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Family School Relationship, Creativity, Student Diversity
Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance, 2016
This resource was prepared in response to a request from a Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) State for information about the Transformation Zones that 10 RTT-ELC States had included as key projects in their RTT-ELC plans. This information will be helpful to other States as they consider how to continue to increase the quality of…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
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Schumm, Walter R.; And Others – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 1988
Compares perceptions of rural and urban Mexican American and Anglo families in 14 states on four aspects of family life satisfaction. Hispanics reported higher satisfaction in most areas, allowing for duration of residence in state, area of residence, education, income and family size. Includes 49 references. (Author/TES)
Descriptors: Anglo Americans, Comparative Analysis, Family Characteristics, Family Income
Nathan, Joe; Thao, Sheena – National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities, 2007
More than $20 billion a year currently is being spent to construct public schools. Hundreds of billions are being spent to carry out public education. Everyone wants the best possible use of that money. Families want safe, nurturing, challenging, and effective schools for their children. Community members and policy-makers want schools to be…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Charter Schools, Small Schools, Shared Facilities
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Ruby, Allen; Doolittle, Emily – National Center for Education Research, 2010
The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) and the Division of Violence Prevention in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collaborated to conduct a rigorous impact evaluation of programs aimed at improving students' behavior. For this evaluation, such programs were termed Social…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Student Behavior, Elementary School Students, School Activities