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Title Community involvement [videorecording] : working together to improve schools.
Imprint Salt Lake City, UT : Video Journal of Education, c1995.


 Media and Microforms  LC215 .C66 1995  VIDEO    AVAILABLE
Description 2 videocassettes (62 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 sound cassette + 1 guidebook (12 p.)
Series Video journal of education. Vol. 4 ; no. 5.
Note Title in distributor's catalog: Working with the community : bringing everyone together to improve schools.
Produced by Linton Productions.
Accompanying sound cassette contains the sound tracks from the videotapes.
Performer Commentary, James P. Comer.
Note VHS format.
Subject Community and school.
Community centers.
Parents' advisory committees in education.
School management and organization.
Contents Program 1. Inviting the community into schools (31 min.) -- Program 2. Bringing schools to the community (31 min.)
Summary Comments by James P. Comer, with illustrative video segments. Program 1 covers why schools become isolated; barriers to parental involvement in school activities; three levels through which parents can become involved; how to include parents as decision makers in the schools; initial strategies for involving parents in schools; and parental participation in the learning process. Program 2 presents examples of schools that are reaching out to their communities and the programs being successfully used; various ways of making the school a center of the community; and strategies that help schools receiving criticism from the community.
Other Author Comer, James P.
Linton Productions.
Other Title Working together to improve schools.
Working with the community : bringing everyone together to improve schools.
Bringing everyone together to improve schools.
Video journal of education.
Inviting the community into schools.
Bringing schools to the community.