Family & Community
Critical Issues in Family & Community
- Project Success
is a statewide initiative in Illinois that focuses on strengthening the
family and community by connecting state agencies, providers of local services,
- Internet Links
Although NCREL takes care in selecting other Internet sites to which it
links or points, such selection does not imply endorsement by NCREL, its
partners, or funding agents.
- New Skills for New Schools:
Preparing Teachers in Family Involvement
This online document from the U.S. Department of Education emphasizes the
importance of family involvement in schools and suggests strategies for
preparing teachers for working with families.
- Summit Education Initiative
The mission of this nonprofit organization is to mobilize community partnership
to improve schooling and learning.
- Children, Youth, and Families
Education and Research Network (CYFERNet)
The Cooperative Extension System's (CES) children, youth, and family
information service provides a central source for five cooperating networks
and more than 100 community-based programs.
- Partnership for Family Involvement
Partnerships in Education
Department of Education resources for parents, professionals, and the
- ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early
Information on the services and products of the clearinghouse and full-text
of the ERIC/EECE newsletter.
- National Parent Information Network
Network operated by two ERIC clearinghouses offers news, resources,
and products for parents as well as a mechanism to submit a question to
Families, Strong Schools
Review of new research findings on the importance of family involvement
in children's learning, model programs, and suggested roles for family members.
- Reaching All Families
Department of Education presents strategies to create family-friendly
- Superkids Software Review
Provides impartial reviews of children's educational software by parents,
teachers, and kids.
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