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Author Barkin, Carol
Title Community Schools in Action : Lessons from a Decade of Practice
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 2005
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Contributors -- Children's Aid Society Community Schools in New York City as of the 2002-2003 School Year -- Timeline of the Children's Aid Society Community Schools Initiative -- I. Overview: Rationale, History, and Approach -- Introduction -- 1. Why The Children's Aid Society Is Involved in This Work -- 2. History of the Children's Aid Society Model -- 3. Community Schools from a Lead Agency Administrator's Perspective -- II. Core Program Components -- Introduction -- 4. Parent Involvement and Leadership in Action -- 5. After-School and Summer Enrichment Programs -- 6. Early Childhood Programs -- 7. School-Based Health Services -- 8. Mental Health Services -- 9. Promoting Community and Economic Development -- III. Leadership, Management, and Governance Issues -- Introduction -- 10. The Power of Two or More: Partnership from a School Administrator's Perspective -- 11. Managing the Growth of Community Schools -- 12. Sustaining Community Schools: Learning from Children's Aid Society's Experience -- 13. Evaluation of Children's Aid Society Community Schools -- IV. National Implications -- Introduction -- 14. National and International Adaptations of the Children's Aid Society Model -- 15. Extended-Service Schools as a District-Wide Strategy -- 16. Schools as Centers of Community: Planning and Design -- 17. Reaching Out to Create a Movement -- Looking to the Future -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Z
Community Schools in Action: Lessons from a Decade of Practice presents the Children's Aid Society's (CAS) approach to creating community schools for the 21st century. CAS began this work in New York City more than a decade ago and today operates thirteen such schools in the low-income neighborhoods of Washington Heights, East Harlem, and the Bronx. Through a technical assistance center operated by CAS, hundreds of other schools across the country and the world are adapting this model. The contributors to the volume supply invaluable information about the selected program components based on their own experiences working with community schools. They describe how and why CAS started its community school initiative and explain how CAS community schools are organized, integrated with the school system, sustained, and evaluated
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Barkin, Carol Community Schools in Action : Lessons from a Decade of Practice Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated,c2005 9780195169591
Subject Community schools--New York (State)--New York
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