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Parent Engagement Toolkit - With nearly 1.3 million students dropping out of high school each year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation and America's Promise Alliance developed this toolkit to engage parents in dropout prevention and development strategies to ensure the success of all children. This is a resource for dropout summit conveners and community leaders bringing the parent voice into the planning process and the development of local and state action plans addressing the dropout crisis....

Strengthening Families/Strengthening Schools Toolkit - This toolkit includes information and resources to help schools work in partnership with families and communities to strengthen families, strengthen schools and help children do better. The Web site contains sections on getting started, strengthening families, strengthening schools and strengthening policy....

Center on School, Family and Community Partnerships - The mission of this center is to conduct and disseminate research, development and policy analyses that produce new and useful knowledge and practices that help families, educators and members of communities work together to improve schools, strengthen families and enhance student learning and development. The center supports the National Network of Partnership Schools and conducts research in collaboration with the Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed At Risk (CRESPAR) at Johns Hopkins University....

Family Strengthening Policy Center - The center, sponsored by the National Human Services Assembly, offers policy briefs and tools, legislative updates, news, networking opportunities and other resources to support and strengthen families....

National Network of Partnership Schools - This initiative, sponsored by Johns Hopkins University, brings together schools, districts and states to develop and maintain comprehensive programs of school-family-community partnerships....

Commonwealth Institute for Parent Leadership - Sponsored by the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence of Kentucky, this Web site gives parents information and data to expand their role in their children's education. Publications and resources include other Web sites, surveys, links to television specials about children and their school experiences, and parent guide books from the Kentucky Department of Education....

National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education (NCPIE) - The mission of NCPIE is to advocate the involvement of parents and families in their children's education, and to foster relationships between home, school and community to enhance the education of all young people. This Web site provides information on developing such relationships and serves as a clearinghouse for resources that help build family-school partnerships.... - This is the Web site of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, which works to develop priorities for collecting data on children and youth and to improve the dissemination of this information to the policy community and the general public. offers easy access to federal and state statistics and reports on children and their families, including population and family characteristics, economic security, health and education....

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