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Innovative Models to Guide Family Support and Education Policy in the 1990s: An Analysis of Four Pioneering State Programs

This research study evaluates and analyzes state initiatives in Missouri, Minnesota, Connecticut, and Maryland to support parents and early childhood. Lessons learned and evaluation methodologies are presented.

Harvard Family Research Project (March 1990) Research Report

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The Challenges of Evaluating State Family Support and Education Initiatives: An Evaluation Framework

This paper provided an evaluation framework to analyze four state initiatives that provide multi-generational family support and education programs. The paper documented preliminary findings and was presented at The Public Policy and Family Support amd Education Programs Colloquium in Annapolis, MD, April 26-28, 1989.

Heather Weiss , Robert Halpern (April 1989) Research Report

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Family Support and Education Programs and the Public Schools: Opportunities and Challenges

This study examines the advantages and disadvantages of school-based family support and community education programs. The paper analyzes the contexts that engender successful outcomes in community-based educational programs that are situated in school settings.

Heather Weiss (July 1988) Research Report

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Community Education as a Home for Family Support and Education Programs

Public policy makers and program developers who are considering family support programs need to find appropriate administrative and service-delivery organizations at local and state levels. This study provides examples of family support programs.

Patricia Seppanen , Jeanne Heifetz, Eunice Johnson, Lily Wiatrowski, Heather Weiss (1988) Research Report

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Georgia Breaks New Ground

After coordinating the work of several separate statewide programs for families and children into one initiative, Georgia is now tackling evaluating the reform of its systems. Betsy Martin of Harvard Family Research Project shares their approach.

Betsy Martin M.P.A. (Winter 1995) Evaluation Exchange Article

Maryland Shares Lessons in Self-Evaluation

Betsy Martin of Harvard Family Research Project reveals the lessons Maryland has learned after becoming the first state in the U.S. to pursue a self-evaluation strategy for systems reform.

Betsy Martin M.P.A. (Winter 1995) Evaluation Exchange Article

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