Improving Results for Children and Families

Linking Collaborative Services with School Reform Efforts

Edited by:
Margaret C. Wang, Temple University
William Lowe Boyd, Pennsylvania St. University

A volume in the series: Research in Education Policy: Local, National, and Global Perspectives. Editor(s): Kenneth K. Wong, Brown University.

Published 2001

(published in cooperation with the Laboratory for Student Success)

CONTENTS
Preface, Margaret C. Wang and William Lowe Boyd. Section I: Emerging Models for Connecting Community Services Reform and Education Improvement Efforts. Trends and Lessons in School-Community Initiatives, Atelia I. Melaville with Martin J. Blank. Community for Learning: Connection with Community Services, JoAnn B. Manning and Lucy Rodriguez. Section II: The Impact of School and Community-Based Interventions on Children's Learning and Development Schools Community-based Interventions and Children's Learning and Development: What's the Connect? Katherine K. Merseth, Lisbeth B. Schorr, and Richard F. Elmore. Furthering Education: The Relationship of Schools and other Organizations, Joan Wynn, Stephen Meyer, and Katherine Richards-Schuster. Lessons from the Evaluation of New Jersey's School-based Youth Services Program, Constancia Warren and Cheri Fancsali. Section III: State and Federal Policies for Building Partnerships to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families. State Education Agency Support for School-Community Collaboration in the Mid-Atlantic States, Shelly Hara. Enhancing Federal Support for Connecting Educational Improvement. Strategies and Collaborative Services, Meredith I. Honig and Jeanne D. Jehl.