New PDF release: Better Together: A Model University-Community Partnership

By Barbara C. Jentleson

This is the dramatic tale in the back of the transformation of Duke collage from an remoted, particular establishment to the dynamic, civically engaged campus that exists today.Better Togetherexamines the 1st decade of the Duke-Durham local Partnership (DDNP) and its involvement with venture desire, six caliber community-based afterschool courses. the writer makes use of case stories and broad interviews with collage and neighborhood leaders to explain the advance of this winning partnership. The textual content solutions many commonly asked questions about tips on how to create partnerships and incorporates a variety of programming actions that educators and group organizers can use to enhance their paintings with all young ones, specifically low source of revenue minority youth.

Book Features:

  • An research of the dangers and merits of college and neighborhood partnerships geared toward fixing the intense social factor of last the fulfillment gap.
  • A version that may be replicated to create optimistic choices for low source of revenue minority youth.
  • Case reviews supported by way of documentation practices that have been the results of the assessment necessities of a number of investment sources.
  • The views of venture employees, group companions, and scholar participants.

Barbara C. Jentlesonis an Assistant Professor of the perform within the software in schooling at Duke college. From 2002-2010, she used to be the Director of undertaking wish (Holistic possibilities Plan for Enrichment).

“Barbara Jentleson not just led the advance of a version software, yet during this e-book, exhibits how enriching children’s adventure in after university courses should be replicated in groups around the nation.Better Togetheris a needs to learn for educators and policymakers who care approximately bettering pupil performance.”

John Burness, period in-between president, Franklin & Marshall College

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