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Community Organizing for Stronger Schools: Strategies and Successes

reviewed by Mavis G. Sanders - June 29, 2010

coverTitle: Community Organizing for Stronger Schools: Strategies and Successes
Author(s): Kavitha Mediratta, Seema Shah, and Sara McAlister
Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge
ISBN: 1934742341, Pages: 230, Year: 2009
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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: June 29, 2010
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 16049, Date Accessed: 4/18/2021 5:45:53 PM

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  • Mavis Sanders
    Stanford University
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    MAVIS G. SANDERS, Ph.D. in education from Stanford University, is Professor of Education in the Department of Teacher Development and Leadership in the School of Education, Principal Research Scientist in the Center on School, Family, and Community Partnerships, and Senior Advisor to the National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University. She is the author of many publications on how schools and districts develop their partnership programs and effects of partnerships on African-American adolescentsí school success. Her most recent book, Principals Matter: A Guide to School, Family, and Community Partnerships (with Steven Sheldon, Corwin Press, 2009) focuses on principalsí leadership for developing effective partnership programs. Other books include Building school-community partnerships: Collaboration for student success, (Corwin Press, 2005), and Schooling students placed at risk: Research, policy, and practice in the education of poor and minority adolescents (LEA, 2000). Dr. Sandersí interests include how schools define and develop meaningful school-community connections and how district leaders guide their schools to develop partnership programs. Dr. Sanders directs the Graduate Certificate Program in Leadership for School, Family, and Community Collaboration and teaches related leadership courses.
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