Community Schools in Action

Lessons from a Decade of Practice

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Written in English
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ContributionsJoy G. Dryfoos (Editor), Jane Quinn (Editor), Carol Barkin (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages304
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Open LibraryOL7390929M
ISBN 10019516959X
ISBN 109780195169591

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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 more than a decade ago and today operates thirteen such schools in three low-income areas of New York City. Through a technical assistance center operated by Author: Joy G.

Dryfoos. A community school is both a place and a set of partnerships between the school and other community resources. Its integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development and community engagement leads to improved student learning, stronger families and healthier communities.

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F. Scott Fitzgerald (shelved times as high-school) avg rating — 3, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read Rate this book.Several models for community engagement in research exist, including community-based participatory research, 18,19 empowerment evaluation, 20,21 participatory or community action research, 22 and participatory rapid appraisal.

23 Some confusion exists about the definition of community engagement in research, however, because many researchers.