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Graduate Publications

Vol. 16, No. 4: Creating Community with Families

July 01, 2009

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Contents


Interview
Helping Family-School-Community Partnerships Thrive
A Conversation with Joyce L. Epstein

Essays
A Family Bill of Rights: Implications for Family Involvement
Mick Coleman
Classrooms as Cultural Bridges: Learning with and from Immigrant Communities
Alejandra Favela
Listening to Students: Critical Conversations in an Urban Classroom
Raji Swaminathan
Building Community Through Service-Learning: The Role of the Community Partner
Susan Abravanel

Teacher Files
Students Taking Community Action
Roger Holdsworth
Social Action as Democracy
Lance Ozier with Rachel Gerber
Adult Student Leadership for Educational and Social Change
David Greene
Using School-Community Partnerships to Bolster Student Learning
WestEd Policy Brief

Reflections
Our Small Town American Community
Eric Swenson
Using Student Service to Transform Students, Families and Communities
Christa Preston Agiro
What a Community School Looks Like
The Coalition for Community Schools

Book Reviews
I Can Make a Difference: A Treasury to Inspire Our Children
By Marian Wright Edelman, Illustrations by Barry Moser
Reviewed by Cynthia Surrey

Educating the “Right” Way: Markets, Standards, God and Inequality
By Michael A. Apple
Reviewed by Brett Baylor

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