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Bryk, A. (2010). Organizing Schools for Improvement. Phi Delta Kappan, 91(7):23-30.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2010). Fact sheet: Health risk behaviors and academic achievement. Retrieved from (PDF, 2 pages)

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Doolan, M. (2005). The Family Group Conference: A Mainstream Approach in Child Welfare Decision-Making. Retrieved from (PDF, 14 pages)

Epstein, J., & Sheldon, S. (2002). Present and accounted for: Improving student attendance through family and community involvement. The Journal of Educational Research, 95(5):308–318.

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Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. (2014). America’s Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. Retrieved from

Forry, N. D., Moodie, S., Rothenberg, L., & Simkin, S. (2011). Family Engagement and Family-Sensitive Caregiving: Identifying Common Core Elements and Issues Related to Measurement (Issue Brief OPRE 2011-26b). Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved from

Guilamo-Ramos, V., Jaccard, J., Dittus, P., Bouris, A., Bernardo, G., Casillas, E., & Banspach, B. (2011). A comparative study of interventions for delaying the initiation of sexual intercourse among Latino and Black youth. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, 43(4):247–254.

Haerens, L., De Bourdeaudhuij I., & Maes, L. (2007). School-based randomized controlled trial of a physical activity intervention among adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 40(3):258–265.

Hoover-Dempsey, K. V., Walker, J. M. T., Sandler, H., Whetsel, D., Green, C. L., Wilkins, A. L., & Closson, K. (2005). Why do parents become involved? Research findings and implications. The Elementary School Journal, 106(2):105–130.

Houtenville, A. J., & Conway, K. S. (2008). Parental effort, school resources, and student achievement. Journal of Human Resources, 43(2):437–453.

Jeynes, W. H. (2003). A meta-analysis: the effects on parental involvement on minority children's academic achievement. Education and Urban Society, 35(2):202–218.

Jeynes, W. H. (2007). The relationship between parental involvement and urban secondary school student academic achievement: a meta-analysis. Urban Education, 42(1):82–100.

Malm, K., Allen, T., McKlindon, A., & Vandivere, S. (2013). Family Finding for Children and Families New to Out-of-Home Care: A Rigorous Evaluation of Family Finding in San Francisco (Executive Summary). Bethesda, MD: Child Trends. Retrieved from (PDF, 5 pages)

Merkel-Holguin, L., Nixon, P., & Burford, G. (2003). Learning with families: A synopsis of FGDM research and evaluation in child welfare. Protecting Children, 18(1-2):2–11. Retrieved from (PDF, 10 pages)

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. (2013). Skilled for Life? Key Findings from the Survey of Adult Skills. Retrieved from (PDF, 32 pages)

Perry, C. L., Williams, C. L., Veblen-Mortenson, S., Toomey, T. L., Komro, K., Anstine, P. S., . . . Wolfson, M. (1996). Project Northland: outcomes of a communitywide alcohol use prevention program during early adolescence. American Journal of Public Health, 86(7):956–965.

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Westmoreland, H., Lopez, M., & Rosenberg, H. (2009). How to Develop a Logic Model for Districtwide Family Engagement Strategies. Family Involvement Network of Educators (FINE) Newsletter, 1(4):1–10. Retrieved from

Westmoreland, H., Rosenberg, H., Lopez, M., & Weiss, H. (2009). Seeing Is Believing: Promising Practices for How School Districts Promote Family Engagement (Issue Brief). Cambridge, MA: Harvard Family Research Project. Retrieved from