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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Community Relations

Robert L. Crowson and Corey Bunje Bower.

in Education

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9443 words.

Community relations refers to the environmental connections and interactions characterizing and influencing the management of local school districts and individual schools. Major topics of...

Professional Learning Communities

Stephanie Knight and Amy Ricketts.

in Education

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 5213 words.

Since the turn of the 21st century, the topic of communities of learners has spawned a number of journal articles, books, workshops, and presentations within education. Often, educators who...

Community Participation in School Management in Developing Countries

Mikiko Nishimura.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education. 7632 words.

Community participation in school management has great potentials for removing mistrust and distance between people and schools by nurturing transparency of information and a culture of...

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Development of Cross-School Professional Learning Communities

David Middlewood and Ian Abbott.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education. 175 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Please check back later for the full article.

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Family and Community Partnerships in Education

Linda Mitchell, Jane Furness, Bronwen Cowie and Maretta Taylor.

in Education

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 6750 words.

Education often involves partnerships, of which the teacher-learner relationship, as the most fundamental, is perhaps the most widely theorized and researched. However, many different kinds...

Developing and Supporting Educational Leaders for Successful Community Partnerships

Carlos Azcoitia, Karen Carlson and Ted Purinton.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

Article. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education. 200 words.

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Dunster, Henry

Mary Rhinelander McCarl.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education. 1188 words.

Dunster, Henry ( November 1609–27 February 1659), college president, was baptized at Baleholt (or Balehoult), parish of Bury, Lancashire, England, on 26 November 1609. He was the son of...

Kelly, Robert Lincoln

Thomas D. Hamm.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education. 990 words.

Kelly, Robert Lincoln (22 March 1865–12 December 1954), educator, was born in Tuscola, Illinois, the son of Robert Kelly, a newspaper editor and Republican politician, and Anna Pearson....

Boyer, Ernest L.

John R. Thelin.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education. 1085 words.

Boyer, Ernest L. (13 September 1928–08 December 1995), education leader, was born in Dayton, Ohio, to Ethel Boyer and Clarence Boyer, who managed a wholesale bookstore and also ran a...

Teacher-Principal Trust and Their Relationships

Ismail Hussein Amzat.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

Article. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education. 239 words.

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Trust is...

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Gilbert, Helen Homans

Jane S. Knowles.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Politics. 1171 words.

Gilbert, Helen Homans (29 October 1913–26 September 1989), college trustee and community volunteer, was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, the daughter of Robert Homans, a lawyer, and Abigail...

Weed, Ella

Carol Falcione.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Education. 1297 words.

Weed, Ella (27 January 1853–10 January 1894), educator, was born in Newburgh, New York, the daughter of Jonathon N. Weed, a banker, and Elizabeth M. Goodsell, a former teacher. The Weeds...

Hazard, Caroline

Cindy Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education. 1301 words.

Hazard, Caroline (10 June 1856–19 March 1945), college president, author, and antiquarian, was born in Peace Dale, Rhode Island, the daughter of Rowland Hazard, an industrialist, and...

Fairchild, George Thompson

Claire Strom.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Education. 649 words.

Fairchild, George Thompson (06 October 1838–16 March 1901), college professor, administrator, and president, was born in the frontier community of Brownhelm, Ohio, the son of Grandison...

Gilman, Daniel Coit

Francesco Cordasco.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Education. 3026 words.

Gilman, Daniel Coit (06 July 1831–13 October 1908), educator and university president, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, the son of William Charles Gilman, a prosperous nail manufacturer,...

Trust in Education

Megan Tschannen-Moran.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education. 10126 words.

There is a growing awareness of the crucial role that trust plays in every aspect of a school’s functioning and especially to student outcomes. To trust another person or group is to be at...

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Bond, Horace Mann

Wayne J. Urban.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Education. 1133 words.

Bond, Horace Mann (08 November 1904–21 December 1972), college professor and administrator, was born in Nashville, Tennessee, the son of James Bond, a Congregationalist minister, and Jane...

Vashon, George Boyer

Frank R. Levstik.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Education. 933 words.

Vashon, George Boyer (25 July 1824–05 October 1878), educator, was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the son of John B. Vashon, a freeborn African-American master barber, and Anne Smith. In...

Promoting Student Success in Low-Performing Schools

Bruce G. Barnett.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education. 16254 words.

The growing economic and employment disparities between members of different socioeconomic groups often paint a bleak future for people living in marginalized communities. These conditions...

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Understanding Relational and Responsible Leadership for School Leaders

Brigitte Smit and Mapula Mabusela.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education. 6373 words.

Relational leadership and responsible leadership are important subjects in the literature, and more attention can be paid to these leadership practices in educational leadership. Most...

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