Family and Community Involvement in Student Learning
Literature Reviews and Research Syntheses
This review of family involvement literature published from 2005 to 2008 explores a range of family involvement programs, challenges, needs, strategies, and contexts.
The fourth research synthesis focusing on family and community connections with schools describes 48 research studies on the contextual factors associated with children's school readiness.
SEDL's third research synthesis in a series on family and community connections with schools focuses on race/ethnicity, culture (including language), and socioeconomic status.
This review of the research examines the growing evidence that family and community connections with schools make a difference in student success.
This research synthesis highlights critical areas of work in family and community connections with schools where clarification, agreement, and further development are needed.