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Sheldon, S. (2011). “Making the Case for Family-School-Community Partnerships: Linking Partnerships with Student Achievement.” In Family Involvement Network of Educators Newsletter, Vol. 3, No. 2, May 2011. Cambridge, MA: Family Involvement Network of Educators, Harvard Family Research Project.

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Sheldon, S., and Epstein, J. (2005). “Involvement Counts: Family and Community Partnerships and Mathematics Achievement.” Journal of Educational Research, 98(4), 196-206.

Van Voorhis, F. L. (2001). “Interactive Science Homework: An Experiment in Home and School Connections.” NASSP Bulletin, 85, 20–32.

Warren, M.R., Hong, S., Rubin, C.H., and Uy, P.S. (2009). “Beyond the Bake Sale: A Community-Based Relational Approach to Parent Engagement in Schools.” New York: Teachers College Record Volume 111 Number 9, 2009, p. 2209-2254.

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Posted August 30, 2011. Copyright Center for Public Education.

These references are for a report written for the Center for Public Education by Chuck Dervarics and Eileen O'Brien. O’Brien is an independent education researcher and consultant in Alexandria, Virginia. Much of her work has focused on access to quality education for disadvantaged and minority populations. O’Brien has a Master of Public Administration from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Loyola University, Chicago. Chuck Dervarics is an education writer and former editor of Report on Preschool Programs, a national independent newsletter on pre-k, Head Start, and child care policy. As a writer and researcher, he has contributed to case studies and research projects of the Southern Education Foundation, the American Council on Education, and the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education, often focusing on issues facing disadvantaged populations. Dervarics has a Bachelors degree from George Washington University.

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