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Volume III, Number 2, 1997
Issue Topic: School-Linked Services
This issue of The Evaluation Exchange investigates evaluating the school-linked services that attempt to address and find preventive solutions for the array of problems facing children and families.
An introduction to the issue on School-Linked Services by HFRP's Founder & Director, Heather B. Weiss, Ed.D.Theory & Practice
Karen Horsch of Harvard Family Research Project discusses forthcoming research on the evaluation of school-linked services based on the insights of nine evaluators.Questions & Answers
Cheryl Mitchell, Deputy Secretary for Vermont's Agency of Human Service, talks about efforts to integrate education and social services in Vermont at the state and local levels.Promising Practices
Alfredo Tijerina of School of the Future explains the program staff perspective of using evaluation results.Promising Practices
Mary Wagner and Shari Golan of SRI International share information from their evaluation of California's Healthy Start School-Linked Services Initiative and the use of evaluation information at local sites.
Information on Communities in School Training and the Preparing Effective Community Leaders Conference.Evaluations to Watch
Anita Baker and Constancia Warren of the Academy for Educational Development describe their evaluation of New Jersey's School-Based Youth Services Program.Evaluations to Watch
Mary Walsh and George Madaus, Professors at the Graduate School of Education at Boston College, talk about the development of a model extended services school in Boston.Spotlight
Richard Brandon and Andrew Gordon from the University of Washington describe how they are evaluating the effectiveness of communications strategies aimed at strengthening the linkage between public opinion and public policy.Spotlight
Diane Schilder of Harvard Family Research Project identifies key issues in the successful design of RBA systems.Spotlight
Karen Horsch of Harvard Family Research Project lists recommendations for teacher development from an HFRP study.
An annotated list of organizations and initiatives related to the issue's theme of School-Linked Services.
A list of useful resources on the Internet.
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Harvard Family Research Project gratefully acknowledges the support of the Ford Foundation, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Kraft Foods, Inc., and the Pew Charitable Trusts. The contents of this publication are solely the responsibility of Harvard Family Research Project and do not necessarily reflect the view of our funders.