Processes and pathways of family-school partnerships across development

Susan M. Sheridan, Elizabeth Moorman Kim

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This book explores research on processes that influence family-school partnerships in support of student learning andeducation. It highlights research relatedto culture, contexts, and development as families and schools work together to promote smooth transitions and academic achievement. The volume discusses research relatedto family and community engagement withschools, and describes the various mechanismsby which partnerships may support studentslong-term developmental outcomes and success beyond school. Each chapter sets forth a forward-thinking research agenda aimed at further understanding and implementing the processes by which family-school partnerships promote childrens healthy adjustment.In addition to examining critical and emerging issues, this unique book alsoprovides robust strategies, data and rationales across the following areasCultural processes and the connections among home, school, and communityFamily-school relationships during adolescenceAchievement mediators of family engagement in childrens educationContinuities and consistencies across home and school systemsUncovering processes and pathways in family-school researchStrengthening networks and attachments to promote child developmentProcesses and Pathways ofFamily-School Partnerships Across Development is a must-have resource for researchers, scientist-practitioners, and graduate students in child and school psychology, educational policy and politics, family studies, developmental psychology, sociology of education, and other interrelated disciplines.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages117
ISBN (Electronic)9783319169316
ISBN (Print)9783319169309
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)


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