National Partnership for Quality Afterschool Learning
A Resource Guide for Planning and Operating Afterschool Programs

Resource Description

This resource addresses the topics: Programming, Community Building/Collaboration.

Beyond the Bake Sale: The Essential Guide to Family-School Partnerships (New)
Anne T. Henderson, Karen L. Mapp, Vivian R. Johnson, and Don Davies
Written for parents, teachers, administrators, and policymakers, Beyond the Bake Sale describes how to form essential relationships for encouraging student success. In the introduction the authors state, "Partnerships among schools, families, and community groups are not a luxury—they are a necessity." This timely resource provides useful tools, checklists, sample surveys, and school policies for promoting community and family involvement in the educational process. Topics include involving parents to help test scores; dealing with issues of race, class, and culture; and supporting advocacy. (338 pages)
© 2007
The New Press
38 Greene St.
New York, NY 10013

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