Community Schools in Action Lessons from a Decade of Practice

ISBN-10: 019516959X

ISBN-13: 9780195169591

Edition: 2005

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Presenting the Children's Aid Society's approach to creating community schools, this volume highlights the work of the CAS in ten neighbourhoods around New York. Contributors explain the theory behind the CAS methods and assess what has been achieved.
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Book details

List price: $62.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/24/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

Preface
List of Children's Aid Society Community Schools
Timeline of the Children's Aid Society Community Schools Initiative
Overview: Rationale, History, and Approach
Introduction
Why the Children's Aid Society Is Involved in This Work
History of the Children's Aid Society Model
Community Schools from a Lead Agency Administrator's Perspective
Core Program Components
Introduction
Parent Involvement and Leadership in Action
After-School and Summer Enrichment Programs
Early Childhood Programs
School-Based Health Services
Mental Health Services
Promoting Community and Economic Development
Leadership, Management, and Governance Issues
Introduction
The Power of Two or More: Partnership from a School Administrator's Perspective
Managing the Growth of Community Schools
Sustaining Community Schools: Learning from Children's Aid Society's Experience
Evaluation of Children's Aid Society Community Schools
National Implications
Introduction
National and International Adaptations of the Children's Aid Society Model
Extended Service Schools as a District-Wide Strategy
Schools as Centers of Community: Planning and Design
Reaching Out to Create a Movement
Looking to the Future
Statement of Support for the Children's Aid Society/Community School District 6 Community School Partnership Plan (Chapter 1)
Sample Responses to Home-School Activity (Chapter 6)
Forms Used in Mental Health Services at CAS Comunity Schools (Chapter 8)
Student Data Form for Evaluation of Children's Aid Society Community Schools (Chapter 13)
Stages of Development of a Children's Aid Society Community School (Chapter 14)
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