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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...

Community Asset Assessments by Latino Youths

Melvin Delgado.

in Children & Schools

July 1996; p ublished online July 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

The undertaking of a community asset assessment provides an excellent mechanism for reaching and engaging undervalued communities in the United States. The use of youths as interviewers...

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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 Violent Crime Rates and School Danger

Gary L. Bowen and Richard A. Van Dorn.

in Children & Schools

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

The study discussed in this article investigated the association between community violent crime rates and middle school students' perceptions of school danger. School danger was defined as...

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Linking Schools, Human Services, and Community: A Puerto Rican Perspective

Melvin Delgado.

in Children & Schools

April 1998; p ublished online April 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

School-based linkage offers much promise for urban-based educational systems serving Latinos. Linkage serves as a strategy for coordinating scarce resources and encouraging community...

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Ensuring Healthy Youth Development through Community Schools: A Case Study

Dawn Anderson-Butcher, Lauren Paluta, Karen Sterling and Carol Anderson.

in Children & Schools

January 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 5837 words.

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Using mixed methods, this case study explored outcomes associated with the adoption and implementation of a community schools approach in four Title I...

Poverty and Youth Violence Exposure: Experiences in Rural Communities

Karen Townsend Carlson.

in Children & Schools

April 2006; p ublished online April 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

Violence exposure among rural youths is a significant public health problem, yet little research has been conducted on violence in this setting. This study explored rural youths' direct and...

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Innovative Models of Collaboration to Serve Children, Youths, Families, and Communities

Dawn Anderson-Butcher and Deb Ashton.

in Children & Schools

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

Students are going to school with an increasing number of social, emotional, and physical needs. These stressors are barriers to teacher success and student learning. Schools must find ways...

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Urban Youths' Views of Violence in Their Communities: Implications for Schools

Carolyn B. Pryor, Rosemary C. Sarri, Marti Bombyk and Lidija Nikolovska.

in Children & Schools

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

This report on a study of youth participation in urban communities examines the views of violence and attitudes about schools and education of 350 youths from representative ethnic and...

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Community Collaboration to Improve Schools: Introducing a New Model from Ohio

Dawn Anderson-Butcher, Hal A. Lawson, Jerry Bean, Paul Flaspohler, Barbara Boone and Amber Kwiatkowski.

in Children & Schools

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

Conventional school improvement models traditionally involve “walled-in” approaches. These models focus primarily on academic learning strategies in response to standards-based...

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Expanded School Mental Health: A Collaborative Community-School Example

Mark D. Weist, Melissa Grady Ambrose and Charla P. Lewis.

in Children & Schools

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

School-based mental health programs are becoming increasingly prominent. This article presents an expanded school mental health framework involving school and community staff working...

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Becoming an Expert: Critical Engagement with Science and the Community

Edna Tan, Angela Calabrese Barton, Erin E. Turner and Maura Varley Gutiérrez.

in Empowering Science and Mathematics Education in Urban Schools

August 2012; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Schools Studies. 13385 words.

The purpose of this chapter is to delve into how youth practice their content knowledge expertise and their agency in a community setting. It helps to rethink the connections between...

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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...

“Now I Know My ABCDs”: Asset-Based Community Development with School Children in Ethiopia

Alice K. Johnson Butterfield, Mulu Yeneabat and David P. Moxley.

in Children & Schools

October 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 5513 words.

Asset-based community development (ABCD) is a promising practice for communities to engage in self-determination through the efforts residents invest in identifying community assets,...

Show Me the Money: Estimating Public Expenditures to Improve Outcomes for Children, Families, and Communities

Jacquelyn McCroskey, Lawrence O. Picus, Jane Yoo, Lynne Marsenich and Ed Robillard.

in Children & Schools

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

Understanding how money is spent to educate children and support families in local communities can help improve community decision making about public resources. This article reports on a...

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Emergent Evidence in Support of a Community Collaboration Model for School Improvement

Dawn Anderson-Butcher, Hal A. Lawson, Aidyn Iachini, Paul Flaspohler, Jerry Bean and Rebecca Wade-Mdivanian.

in Children & Schools

July 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

Community collaboration models expand conventional school improvement planning, which tends to be walled in, building centered, and bracketed by school and district boundaries. These...

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Strengthening Families through Community Collaboration: Implementing the Families and Schools Together (FAST) Program

Melissa K. Ackley and Patricia M. Cullen.

in Children & Schools

July 2010; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

Collaboration among school staff, mental health staff, and school and community stakeholders is essential to children's success in school. Research indicates that family functioning and the...

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A Case for Expanded School-Community Partnerships in Support of Positive Youth Development

Dawn Anderson-Butcher, E. Gwyn Stetler and Theresa Midle.

in Children & Schools

July 2006; p ublished online July 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Schools Studies. 0 words.

This article discusses the results of two studies exploring the status of partnerships between schools and community organizations. In the first study, 90 teachers, administrators, and...

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Community Spaces as a Part of Hybrid Math Learning Spaces: Integrating Multiple Funds of Knowledge

Maura Varley Gutiérrez.

in Empowering Science and Mathematics Education in Urban Schools

August 2012; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Schools Studies. 7284 words.

This chapter outlines the evolution of one of the counterarguments generated by the girls in order to illustrate how multiple knowledge bases (knowledge about the needs of the community,...

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Schooling in Privileged Spaces

Lois Weis, Kristin Cipollone and Heather Jenkins.

in Class Warfare

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Schools Studies. 7968 words.

Class Warfare connects the story of students, parents, and school personnel to broad social and economic arrangements through specific focus on the secondary to postsecondary...

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