Family and Community Data Elements
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Family and Community Involvement
|Data Element||Possible Indicators|
|Parent Involvement||Evidence of a parent involvement plan for volunteering, home learning activities, program review and development.|
|Communication with Parents||Amount and frequency of information disseminated to parents. Quality of information disseminated. Is the information disseminated in a language spoken by parents? The frequency of parent/teacher interactions.|
|Parent/Community Roles||Amount and frequency of opportunity for involvement in decision-making.|
|Parent Training||The type of training opportunities offered to parents, parent workshop evaluations, evidence of teachers trained in parent involvement.|
|Support for Families||Availability of information, training and services to adequately address the educational needs of students with learning disabilities or special educational needs as a result of limited language proficiency, migratory life style or poverty.|
|Health Services||Availability of school-linked health and social services for students and families, including counselors, psychologists and medical professionals and nurse practitioners.|
An Idea Book on Planning, Vol. I, Implementing Schoolwide Programs, U.S. Department of Education, October 1998.
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