Family Engagement Resources


Noel, A., Stark, P., Redford, J., & Zukerberg, A. (2013).  Parent and Family Involvement in Education, from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2012. National Center for Education Statistics.
Duckenfeld, M., & Reynolds, B. (2013).  School Climate Practices for Implementation and Sustainability. New York.
Family Involvement Makes a Difference. (2010).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (2010).  Video: Looking Back, Moving Forward: Families and Schools Together.
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (2010).  Video: Parent-Child Home Program.
Engaging Families in the Pathway to College. (2009).  Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
Bridgeland, J. M., DiIulio, Jr., J. J., Streeter, R. T., & Mason, J. R. (2008).  One Dream, Two Realities: Perspectives of Parents on America's High Schools. Washington, DC : Civic Enterprises.
Caspe, M. S., Lopez, E. M., & Wolos, C. (2007).  Family Involvement in Elementary School Children's Education. Family Involvement Makes a Difference. Cambridge, MA : Harvard Family Research Project.
Henderson, A. T., Mapp, K. L., Johnson, V. R., & Davies, D. (2006).  Beyond the Bake Sale: The Essential Guide to Family-School Partnerships. New York, NY : The New Press.
Smink, J., & Schargel, F. P. (Eds.). (2004).  Helping Students Graduate: A Strategic Approach To Dropout Prevention. Larchmont, NY : Eye On Education.
Caspe, M. S., Traub, F. E., & Little, P. (2002).  Beyond the Head Count: Evaluating Family Involvement in Out-of-School Time. Issues and Opportunities in Out-of-School Time Evaluation. Cambridge, MA : Harvard Family Research Project.
National Center for Education Statistics (2002).  Efforts by public K-8 schools to involve parents in children's education: Do schools and parents agree?. Washington, DC : NCES.
Connect for success: Building a teacher, parent, teen alliance. (2001).   Belmont, MA : Recruiting New Teachers, Inc. (RNT).
National Parent Teacher Association (2001).  National standards for parent/family involvement programs.
Kaye, C. B. (1998).  Parent Involvement in Service-Learning. Linking Learning with Life.
Henderson, A. T., & Berla, N. (1995).  A new generation of evidence: The family is critical to student achievement. Washington, DC : Center for Law and Education.
Mansbach, S. C. (1993).  Family Literacy's Approach to Dropout Prevention. Solutions and Strategies.

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