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The Harvard Family Research Project separated from the Harvard Graduate School of Education to become the Global Family Research Project as of January 1, 2017. It is no longer affiliated with Harvard University.

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Urban Education Web

The Urban Education Web, run by the ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, is dedicated to urban students, their families, and the educators who serve them. This site offers manuals, brief articles, annotated bibliographies, and reviews of recent publications on family-school-community issues that are important to urban and minority families.

Pathways to School Improvement

This website, sponsored by the North Central Regional Education Lab, offers research-based information on school improvement. The Pathways site includes pages dedicated to parent and family involvement, assessment, children and youth at-risk, professional development, goals and standards, and governance/management.

California Healthy Start

Started in 1991, the California Healthy Start Initiative brings schools, districts, health and human service agencies, local governments, nonprofit organizations, and private businesses together to develop the state's school-linked services. This website is sponsored by the California Department of Education and links visitors to Healthy Start resources in English and Spanish, gives a description of evaluation efforts, and provides directories of grant sites by year and region.

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

With more than 20,000 members worldwide, AERA is the most prominent professional organization with the primary goal of advancing educational research and its practical application. This Web site provides background information about AERA, points of contact, membership, Special Interest Groups, publications, divisions, annual meetings, net resources, and a long list of job openings across the nation.

Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI)

An office of the Department of Education, OERI provides national leadership for educational research and statistics. This website offers visitors information about OERI services, which include its library, multiple institutes and centers (e.g., National Institute of Early Childhood Development and Education, National Center for Education Statistics), and program-specific offices.


Julia Coffman, Research Specialist, HFRP

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